NBA says DeMarcus Cousins fouled Marc Gasol in final minute of Game 5

Drew Shiller
NBC Sports BayArea

NBA says DeMarcus Cousins fouled Marc Gasol in final minute of Game 5 originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com

Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday at 4 p.m., streaming live on the MyTeams app.

The Last Two Minute Report for Game 5 of the NBA Finals is out and the Warriors got a break.

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After review, the NBA determined that DeMarcus Cousins should have been called for a foul with 49 seconds remaining:

If the whistle was blown, Gasol -- who went 7-for-8 from the line on Monday night -- would have shot two free throws.

Additionally, the report states that the officials correctly ruled that DeMarcus Cousins committed offensive goaltending with 1:59 remaining and that Cousins set a moving screen with 15.7 seconds to go.

The Raptors could not care less about these findings because it doesn't change the outcome of the game.

[LISTENWarriors Outsiders Podcast: Dubs win Game 5, but lose KD]

The Warriors staved off elimination with a 106-105 win and will host Toronto in Game 6 on Thursday night.

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