Blazers coach shares why he didn't call timeout in key moment of Warriors' win
Trail Blazers coach Chauncey Billups made a bizarre fourth-quarter decision in the Warriors' 118-114 win over Portland at Moda Center on Sunday.
Deandre Ayton grabbed the rebound after Curry missed his second free throw, surprising him.
Billups let Shaedon Sharpe attack upcourt on a fast break, which resulted in an offensive foul after Warriors rookie Brandin
Podziemski drew a charge.
Billups explained his decision to skip a timeout after the game, citing how quickly Sharpe worked the ball upcourt after Ayt
"When Steph [Curry] gets to the free throw line, you think he won't miss, but basketball happens," Billups told reporters af
ter the game.
I quickly substituted Deandre Ayton for rebounding purposes. Of course, I had already planned my rebound and timeout play.
We quickly recovered and attacked after he passed it. Didn't want to call timeout...he was attacking, so take it out there.
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