'Missed' dunk by James Harden proves costly in Rockets' double-OT loss to Spurs

Credit: USATODAY.com- Published 5 days ago
James Harden's dunk did not end up counting in a confusing moment in the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets' loss to the San Antonio Spurs.

Credit: Wibbitz Studio
Published 4 days ago -  01:10
Rockets Want NBA to Act on Blown James Harden Dunk
Rockets Want NBA to Act on Blown James Harden Dunk. The referees did not count Harden's breakaway dunk with 7:50 remaining in the 4th quarter against the San Antonio Spurs. The Rockets went on to lose 135-133 in double overtime to the Spurs. The Rockets are hopeful that the NBA will take action. by awarding Houston the victory or replaying the final 7 minutes and 50 seconds. He dunked it so hard that the net carried it back over the rim a second time, so in fact it did clear the net and should have been a successful field goal. , James Capers, NBA crew chief, via statement. It is a reviewable matter, but you have a window of 30 seconds to challenge the play during that timeout ... it elapsed, and they were not able to do it. , James Capers, NBA crew chief, via statement. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said that the officials did not allow him to challenge the blown call. I said, 'Well, I challenge that.' Can't do that. You know, I don't know, to answer your question. I've got nothing. I can't tell you. , Houston coach Mike D'Antoni, via statement

You are here

More: U.S. Sports: NBA

Recent related videos from verified sources

James Harden's Burst Fade Haircut Recreated by a Master Barber 10:01
Credit: GQ - Published 3 weeks ago 

James Harden & Russell Westbrook FIGHT On The Sidelines Signaling Potential DISASTER For Rockets! 03:02
Credit: The Fumble - Published on October 25, 2019 

Recent related news from verified sources

Shannon Sharpe reacts to the Houston Rockets protesting the result of their 2 OT loss to the San Antonio Spurs due to a missed call where the refs did not count...
5 days ago • FOX Sports

James Harden found the net with a powerful slam dunk for the Rockets last night – but the bounce back on the rim meant it did not count, eventually leading to...
5 days ago • Daily Star

You might like