What was an epic win for the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Chicago Bulls almost turned in to a nightmare.
Not only did the Cavs cough up a five point lead late, with LeBron James turning the ball over on an offensive foul with less than 24 seconds left, but their head coach forgot they were out of timeouts and almost pulled a Chris Webber. With the game tied at 84 after a Derrick Rose lay-up, you can see David Blatt attempt to call a timeout on the sideline as the Cavs were taking the ball out of bounds for their final play. The Cavs had no timeouts left, so that would have resulted in a technical foul. Fortunately, assistant head coach Tyronn Lue saved the day by grabbing Blatt and stopping him from getting the ref's attention.
David Blatt on the timeout he tried to call: "I almost blew it"— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) May 10, 2015
Thankfully, we now have the glory of LeBron James' game-winner forever.
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[Via Guy Haberman]