NBA: Ricky Rubio got away with fouling Stephen Curry late in Timberwolves’ win over Warriors

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Stephen Curry missed the potential game-winner in the Warriors’ 103-102 loss to the Timberwolves on Friday.

But perhaps Curry wouldn’t have been in that position with correct officiating down the stretch.

Ricky Rubio should have been called for committing a loose-ball foul on Curry with 53 seconds left, according to the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report:

Rudio (MIN) makes contact with Curry (GSW) that affects his ability to retrieve the loose ball.

Because Minnesota was in the penalty, a correct call would’ve given Curry – who’s shooting 91% on free throws this season and 90% for his career – two free throws. Obviously, that might have swung the result in a one-point game.