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L2M report: Refs missed Knicks' fouls, timeout for 76ers

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Game officials missed multiple calls down the stretch of the New York Knicks' 104-101 win in Game 2 against the Philadelphia 76ers, according to the league's Last Two Minute Report.

The NBA acknowledged that there were three missed calls during the wild sequence that led to Donte DiVincenzo's game-winning three.

The report found that Knicks guard Jalen Brunson grabbed Tyrese Maxey's jersey as he went to grab the inbounds pass with less than 30 seconds remaining. It also determined that Knicks wing Josh Hart pushed the Sixers All-Star to the ground after he received the ball, which eventually resulted in a turnover and led to DiVincenzo's three.

In addition, the league notes that Philadelphia head coach Nick Nurse's attempt to call a timeout with 27.2 seconds left was either not recognized or granted by the referees.

The NBA also admitted the officials missed a defensive three-second violation on OG Anunoby and a non-shooting foul by Joel Embiid on DiVincenzo.

Philadelphia intends to file a grievance with the NBA over the officiating from the first two games of this series, a spokesperson told ESPN's Tim Bontemps.

Game 3 will take place in Philadelphia on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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