NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot

HOUSTON (AP) - The NBA said Friday that Houston's James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State's Andre Iguodala before his winning shot Thursday night in Game 3 of the first-round playoff series.

The Rockets trailed by a point when Harden dribbled down the court and pushed Iguodala before stepping back for the shot with 2.7 seconds left that gave Houston a 97-96 win and cut the Rockets' series deficit to 2-1.

The finding was announced in the NBA's report on the final two minutes. The report also found four other incorrect calls in the last two minutes, including the failure to call a foul on Golden State's Draymond Green when he threw Michael Beasley to the ground as Houston was inbounding the ball with a second remaining.

Game 4 of the best-of-seven series is Sunday in Houston.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Baylor Baseball player uses major ATV accident as a source of motivation

    Baylor Baseball player uses major ATV accident as a source of motivation

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:01:06 GMT

    Baylor Baseball Pitcher Drew Robertson was in an ATV accident in middle school, nearly losing his leg. Moments later, he was rushed to the hospital where he underwent surgery.

    More >>

    Baylor Baseball Pitcher Drew Robertson was in an ATV accident in middle school, nearly losing his leg. Moments later, he was rushed to the hospital where he underwent surgery.

    More >>
  • Mental Game: Local Thrower aims for NCAA Championships

    Mental Game: Local Thrower aims for NCAA Championships

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:43:24 GMT
    Spend a minute with Baylor shot put and discus thrower Cion Hicks and you can understand why she was voted a team captain. A vibrant personality that lights up any room, but on the in the ring before competitions her killer instinct comes out. “At the end of the day when I get in the ring, I am just trying to to take heads,” Cion Hicks said. That competitive fire comes from her parents, Central and Bernadette. They say their daughter’s refuse to lose atti...More >>
    Spend a minute with Baylor shot put and discus thrower Cion Hicks and you can understand why she was voted a team captain. A vibrant personality that lights up any room, but on the in the ring before competitions her killer instinct comes out. “At the end of the day when I get in the ring, I am just trying to to take heads,” Cion Hicks said. That competitive fire comes from her parents, Central and Bernadette. They say their daughter’s refuse to lose atti...More >>
  • Baylor Track & Field Rolls Into NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

    Baylor Track & Field Rolls Into NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:38:56 GMT

    Baylor will have a total of 34 entries in the field at the NCAA?West Preliminary Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

    More >>

    Baylor will have a total of 34 entries in the field at the NCAA?West Preliminary Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly