The refs blew it: NBA says Durant fouled LeBron three times at end of Christmas game

Posted at 10:50 AM, Dec 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 10:59:43-05

It was during the last two minutes of the Warriors and Cavaliers game on Christmas Day when fans and analysts started debating—a debate that went on until the NBA cleared the air.

The league's Last Two Minute Report, which evaluates each officiating call and non-call, said LeBron James was indeed fouled by Kevin Durant during the finals minutes of the 4th quarter.

With 1:33 minutes remaining in the game, the NBA said the refs missed three fouls on Durant and one foul on James.

The report states that Durant fouled James three times in that span, according to

"He fouled me twice. But, whatever, what are you going to do about it?," James told reporters after the team's loss to the Warriors.

Durant's response? Saying, James, is" too big for that. He's too big. That ain't no foul."

Worth noting: It's possible Durant could maybe possibly be biased in his evaluation of the end of the game. Both teams are favorites to meet again in the NBA Finals.