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L2M Report Reveals Four Errors in Final Minutes of Blazers-Clippers

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Each team was affected by missed calls, as the Clippers emerged victorious.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Clippers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Last Two Minute (L2M) Report from the December 12 matchup between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers indicates that both teams were negatively affected by missed calls.

  • 00:51.0: Griffin (LAC) makes contact with Lillard's (POR) arm that affects his driving shot attempt. Disadvantaged player: Damian Lillard
  • 00:18.1: LATR shows Crawford (LAC) holds Lillard (POR) around the shoulder and affects his FOM during the inbound. Disadvantaged player: Damian Lillard
  • 0:11.0: McCollum (POR) grabs and holds Redick (LAC) and affects his ability to retrieve the inbound pass. Disadvantaged player: JJ Redick
  • 00:08.0: Napier (POR) makes contact with Griffin’'s (LAC) head and then makes contact with the ball while standing OOB. After the OOB is called on Griffin, the clock is reset to 00:09.5. Disadvantaged player: Blake Griffin

There were an unholy 17 calls or no-calls under review in the last 90 seconds of the game, which the Clippers won 121-120. As noted by Blazer’s Edge Editor Timmay, the final 18.1 seconds of the game took over 24 minutes in real time.