Sources: Protest of Harden missed dunk call likely

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The Rockets are leaning toward filing a protest to ensure that the NBA office will have to make a ruling regarding James Harden's dunk that wasn't counted in Tuesday's double-overtime loss to the Spurs, sources tell ESPN's Tim MacMahon.

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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

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