The Dallas Mavericks are planning to file a proper protest to the NBA after claiming a mistake by referees late within the third quarter led to their 127-125 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday evening, based on a report by The Athletic.
Referees supposedly modified a name with out alerting Dallas’ bench, inflicting the Mavericks to arrange on the fallacious facet of the ground throughout a Golden State inbounds play. The mishap allowed Warriors heart Kevon Looney to get a wide-open dunk, giving Golden State a 90-87 lead with slightly below two minutes left within the third.
“For these questioning concerning the play with 1:54 to go on the third, let me clarify what occurred. The ref known as Mavs ball. The announcer introduced it. Then there was a timeout,” Dallas proprietor Mark Cuban mentioned in a tweet.
Warriors get a free bucket after the Mavs defend the fallacious basket 😅
(by way of @warriors)pic.twitter.com/Uwtsnbqw4d
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 23, 2023
“Through the outing the official modified the decision and by no means instructed us. Then once they noticed us line up as if it have been our ball, he simply gave the ball to the soldiers.
“By no means mentioned a phrase to us They obtained a straightforward basketball. Loopy that it will matter in a 2 level recreation. Worst officiating non name mistake presumably within the historical past of the NBA. All they needed to do was inform us and so they didn’t.”
This isn’t the primary time Cuban has resorted to a protest, as he additionally filed for one after a 111-107 street loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Feb. 22, 2020.
Sean Wright, Michael Smith and Andy Nagy have been the officers for the competition.
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