The Atlanta Hawks narrowly escaped the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night, 114-111, needing two clutch free throws from Trae Young to seal the victory.

The Pacers had a huge chance to steal the win when rookie Chris Duarte stole the ball and raced to their court for a layup. Hawks wingman Kevin Huerter went hard to contest the shot, but no foul was called, prompting Pacers coach Rick Carlisle to go livid.

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Carlisle, who was still hot at the referees after the game, lamented the crucial non-call (via ESPN).

“The last play was unfortunate. Those of you that saw it saw Huerter pull him down, pull the jersey down while he's going up. That was clearly a foul. I'm not sure why it wasn't called.”

A foul on Huerter would've given Duarte, an 83.3 percent free throw shooter in home games, a chance to give the Pacers the lead with two charity shots with only less than three seconds remaining. But alas, a whistle was not heard.

When asked about the crucial break, Huerter, who finished with 19 points, couldn't help but give a snarky answer.

“I never foul. I've never fouled anybody in my life.”

The Hawks, led by Young's 33 points, eight rebounds, and 10 assists, improved to 12-10 while the Pacers dropped to 9-15. The Hawks bounced back after a listless performance against the New York Knicks.

The Pacers can try to bounce back themselves when they host the Miami Heat on Friday.