Sixers’ Tobias Harris not sorry for crucial no-call foul on Nets’ Jarrett Allen in Game 4
Upon news of a Last Two Minute Report that indicated the game officials missed a crucial call in the final seconds, denying Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen a deserved foul, Tobias Harris, who impeded his progress, is not sorry about how things went down.
The Philadelphia 76ers forward wrapped around Allen’s body to switch onto D’Angelo Russell, also holding onto Allen and delaying what would have been a clear path to the rim for a potential game-tying basket:
Sean Marks may have had different beef, but Kenny Atkinson was right to have an issue w/ Tobias Harris getting away w/ a "wrap" foul on Jarrett Allen's roll to the basket before his game-deciding turnover. pic.twitter.com/m0gW597J3d
— John Schuhmann (@johnschuhmann) April 21, 2019
Instead, Allen turned the ball over in a scrum, allowing for Harris to salt the game away with a pair of free throws, giving the Sixers a 3-1 lead in the first-round series:
“I mean, the game’s over,” Harris said Monday, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “And really, who is to say he’d make both free throws anyway? I mean, I understand the league report came out and whatnot, but it is what it is. There was also something on Spencer Dinwiddie and a carry or whatnot. So, it is what it is. The game is finished. We got the win. I ain’t going to say I shouldn’t have done it or whatever. I was hustling. Clearly, they said it was a foul. So, it is what it is. I don’t feel sorry.”
Tobias Harris is clearly understanding that there’s little time for apologies or looking back into games. The Sixers got a quick slap from the Nets in Game 1 and have won the last three games, looking to close out affairs on Tuesday and move into the second round of play.