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76ers’ Tyrese Maxey was fouled twice by Knicks earlier than New York’s go-ahead three, NBA says

76ers’ Tyrese Maxey was fouled twice by Knicks earlier than New York’s go-ahead three, NBA says


The New York Knicks’ wild sequence that finally led to Donte DiVincenzo’s game-winning three-pointer with 13 seconds to play shouldn’t have occurred within the first place, in response to the NBA’s Final Two Minute report of Recreation 2 with the Philadelphia 76ers. 

The 76ers needed calls when Jalen Brunson and Josh Hart have been hounding Tyrese Maxey on an inbound cross after Brunson made a three-pointer to chop the Sixers’ result in two late within the fourth quarter. 

Maxey ended up falling right down to the court docket, main Hart to take the ball away, and DiVincenzo had two separate possibilities to take the lead, lacking his first three earlier than Isaiah Hartenstein obtained the offensive rebound, muscled it out to OG Annunoby, who discovered DiVincenzo for the lead. 

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Head Coach Nick Nurse of the Philadelphia 76ers seems on in the course of the recreation towards the New York Knicks throughout Spherical 1 Recreation 2 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on April 22, 2024 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis, New York.  (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE by way of Getty Pictures)

The Final Two Minute report, which analyzes game-changing calls, and on this case no-calls, discovered that each Hart and Brunson ought to’ve been whistled for fouls on Maxey, who bobbled the inbounds cross however regained possession earlier than dropping the ball once more. 

“Brunson (NYK) pulls Maxey’s (PHI) jersey away from his physique, which impacts Maxey’s capacity to safe the cross,” the report states with 27 seconds remaining within the recreation. 

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Three seconds later, the report added, “Hart (NYK) steps ahead into Maxey’s (PHI) house and initiates decrease physique contact that causes Maxey to lose his stability and fall to the ground.”

Donte DiVincenzo reacts to bucket

Donte DiVincenzo #0 of the New York Knicks reacts after making a go-ahead three-point shot in the course of the second half of the sport towards the Philadelphia 76ers in Recreation Two of the Jap Convention First Spherical Playoffs at Madison Sq. Backyard on April 22, 2024 in New York Metropolis. The Knicks gained 104-101. (Sarah Stier/Getty Pictures)

Hart had his fingers up as Maxey hit the deck, and he noticed a possibility to strip him of the ball and did so. 

There may be additionally a word within the report saying 76ers head coach Nick Nurse did try to name timeout, however that was “neither acknowledged nor granted by the officers.” Nurse stated after the sport he tried to name timeout, however the officers didn’t see him. 

Philadelphia is sending a grievance to the NBA over the officiating within the first two video games of this primary spherical sequence, per ESPN. With the league’s report, they’ve sturdy reasoning to take action.

Tyrese Maxey looks on court

Tyrese Maxey #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers handles the ball in the course of the recreation  towards the New York Knicks throughout Spherical 1 Recreation 2 of the 2024 NBA Playoffs on April 22, 2024 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis, New York.  (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE by way of Getty Pictures)

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The Knicks now lead the sequence, 2-0, with it shifting to Philadelphia beginning Thursday.

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