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Lakers' Lou Williams did not foul Mavericks' J.J. Barea, NBA report says

Lakers' Lou Williams did not foul Mavericks' J.J. Barea, NBA report says

With the score tied 90-90 on Tuesday night at Staples Center, the Lakers' Lou Williams drove on Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, hitting what looked like the go-ahead basket with 13.5 seconds left.

Instead, Williams was called for an offensive foul, a turnover that set up Dirk Nowitzki, who hit the game winner with 2.1 seconds left.  The Mavericks escaped with a 92-90 win.

On Wednesday, the NBA announced, via its "last two minute report," that the call was incorrect.  Williams did not foul Barea.

Instead, Barea, "clamps and pulls Williams' (LAL) arm on the drive, and then falls back from him.  The trail official incorrectly makes the...

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