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TORONTO, ONTARIO - JUNE 10: Marc Gasol #33 of the Toronto Raptors attempts a shot against Andre Iguodala #9 and DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the Golden State Warriors during Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on June 10, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NBA: Officials Missed Game-Changing Call in Game 5

Although DeMarcus Cousins left Game 5 of the NBA Finals upset over Toronto’s reaction to Kevin Durant’s injury, he did have something to be happy about — although he didn’t know it at the time. The NBA has determined the game’s officials failed to call a foul against the Warrior.

The play in question happened with 49 seconds remaining during a drive by Toronto’s Marc Gasol, the NBA says. DeMarcus “initiated contact” with Gasol, causing him to miss the shot and fall to the floor.

Had the refs called a foul, Gasol would have been awarded two free throws. Given that the Warriors won 106-105, those free throws could have ended the series. As it stands, the Warriors are set to host Game 6 Thursday night.