Found January 12, 2014 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
YouTube Pelicans guard Austin Rivers threw up a desperation three to tie the Pelicans-Mavericks game Saturday night and was the victim of the worst no-call ever, unless you’re from Buffalo because then it’s the Brett Hull foot-in-the-crease in the 1999 Stanley Cup. With the Mavs up 110-107, Rivers found himself in a precarious position to the point where he had to heave up a three with seconds remaining.  It would have been a somewhat clean look but for Monta Ellis’ arm mistakenly placed across Rivers’ arms.  There’s a question whether Ellis got any ball at all.  This brings new definition to referees swallowing their whistle. At least Pelicans head coach Monty Williams gave two darns about the no-call.  That’s him in the brown suit walking briskly off the floor.  He must have had Dallas on the money line.  All seven Pelicans fans were probably ticked. The NBA, it’s fixtastic.

Pelicans trying to use missed call as motivation

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NBA says refs missed call at end of Pelicans-Mavericks game

The NBA says an officiating mistake at the end of this weekend's game between Dallas and New Orleans cost the Pelicans a chance to tie it. President of Basketball Operations Rod Thorn said Sunday that a foul should've been called on Monta Ellis of the Mavericks as Austin Rivers tried a 3-point shot at the last second. Rivers was tied up by Ellis and the shot got nowhere...

NBA says refs missed foul call on final play of Mavericks’ win over Pelicans

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Pelicans' Ryan Anderson out at least two months

The New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday by the score of 110-107. The loss dropped the Pelicans to 15-21, 13 1/2 games out in last place in the Southwest Division.  It was their fifth consecutive loss, all without the services of Ryan Anderson, who will be sidelined for at least the next couple of months.   John Reid, reporter, tweeted the following...

Ryan Anderson Out At Least 2 Months With Herniated Disc In Back, May Need Surgery

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Ryan Anderson Out At Least 2 Months

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Mavs able to save much-needed energy in easy victory over Pelicans

They call the NBA team in New Orleans the Pelicans these days. More like the Pelican’ts. At least, they can’t when they are missing two of their best players and the Mavericks jump on them the way they did Friday night. Dirk Nowitzki bounced back from his season-low eight-point effort at San Antonio two nights earlier, scoring 24 as the Mavericks rolled to a 107-90 victory...

Ryan Anderson out two months due to herniated disk

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