Refs missed critical call, NBA admits

Updated: April 2, 2014, 7:08 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- The NBA office acknowledged that Golden State Warriors center Jermaine O'Neal should have been called for goaltending on a critical, controversial block of Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis' potential go-ahead shot late in the Warriors' overtime win Tuesday night.

"Upon review at the league office, we have found that a shot taken by Dallas' Monta Ellis with 16.0 seconds remaining in overtime was on the way down when initially contacted and ruled a block by Golden State's Jermaine ...

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