Despite his protestations to the contrary, Kyle Lowry has drawn a warning from the league for flopping.
Lowry's chin hit Portis' elbow as he reached for the ball, and the 6-foot guard collapsed to the floor while holding his chin. A loose ball foul was called on Portis and the Raptors would score on that possession, but Toronto still lost 104-97.
Although it was nothing more than incidental contact, Lowry recounted to ESPN's Zach Lowe in a podcast released Thursday that he did not flop.
"It was more that my chin hit his elbow, he didn't throw the elbow, but my chin hit his elbow as I was reaching down. But it still hurts.
"I wanna see people take an elbow to the chin, and see if that hurt or not," Lowry added.