Texas got a rebound and called timeout with 14.5 seconds remaining. After returning form commercial, the referee calls a quick 5-second violation on Texas. The failed inbounds play begins at :23. With the ball and down 2-points, Arizona’s Derrick Williams gets the ball and makes a miracle shot as a blocking call earns him the and-1 opportunity. Williams (8-14 FT at that point) stepped to the line and buried the free throw. J’Covan Brown’s final drive was unsuccessful and Gary Johnson’s last second attempt drew contact, but no attention from the officials.
Analytics might have come in handy.
They met at the NBA conference Finals.
Third legal incident this calendar year.
It’s been less than a year since Goodell needed to hear from Ray Rice directly.