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Blazers, Bucks L2M Report: Antetokounmpo Steal Ruled Correct No-Call

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NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Milwaukee Bucks Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report for Saturday’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Milwaukee Bucks indicated a correct no-call at the 16.3 second mark, where Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo stole the ball from CJ McCollum. The play resulted in a breakaway dunk for Antetokounmpo to put the Bucks up 111-110 with 11.4 seconds remaining to play.

Official comment:

Antetokounmpo (MIL) deflects the ball away from McCollum (POR). The contact to McCollum's body with his other hand does not affect his SQBR and is considered incidental.

(Note: SQBR = Speed, Quickness, Balance, Rhythm)

Some felt that the contact may have warranted a foul call, though they may not have felt it changed the outcome of the game.

Whether the no-call was appropriate or erroneous, the Trail Blazers had other opportunities to seal a victory, but came up empty-handed. Their record is now 2-1 after a mostly successful road trip and they sit at No. 5 in the Western Conference. Tune in to watch them reclaim momentum against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. PDT.