Doncic's Clutch Shot Secures 2-0 Advantage for Mavericks.

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Doncic's Clutch Shot Secures 2-0 Advantage for Mavericks.

Luka Doncic nailed a game-winning three-pointer with just three seconds remaining, lifting the Dallas Mavericks to a narrow victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves and securing a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.

Luka Doncic, the 25-year-old Slovenian star, delivered a stunning performance, scoring 32 points and hitting a game-winning three-pointer with three seconds left to secure a 109-108 victory for the Dallas Mavericks over the Minnesota Timberwolves. 

This win gives the Mavericks a solid 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.

Despite trailing by 16 points in the third quarter, the Mavericks mounted a comeback, largely thanks to Doncic's efforts. 

Facing Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert with just 11 seconds remaining, Doncic used his signature step-back move to create space and sink the decisive shot over the 7-foot-1 Frenchman.

Reflecting on the crucial play, Doncic humorously remarked, "I can't move fast, but I can move faster than him."

The Timberwolves had a last-second opportunity to steal the win, but Naz Reid missed his shot. Reid led his team with 23 points, while Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns continued to struggle, combining for only 36 points.

The series now shifts to Texas, where the Mavericks will host games three and four at the American Airlines Center on Monday and Wednesday.

In the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics also hold a 2-0 lead against the Indiana Pacers.