January 22 News In the final moments of the Raptors vs. Celtics game, Siakam and Horford scrambled for the ball.
Raptors coach Nurse said after the game that he thought the ball should have been fouled by the Celtics first, and he wanted to challenge the jump ball, so he communicated with a referee, who told him that he could challenge the jump ball
Ball, but call a timeout first;
Then Nurse called a timeout;
But before the challenge started, the referee Malloy came over and told Nurse that according to the rules, the coach challenge cannot challenge the jump ball, and the timeout called cannot be canceled…
So Nas was taken by the referee for a timeout…
Interestingly, Nas also talked about the rules of the coach’s challenge before today’s game. At that time, he said so gt gt gt
Nurse: If I could change one NBA rule, I’d cancel the coaching challenge