Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt attempted to call a timeout in the closing seconds of Sunday's playoff game against Chicago Bulls despite the fact he had none remaining. 

By SI Wire
May 10, 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt attempted to call a timeout in the closing seconds of Sunday's 86-84 Game 4 win against the Chicago Bulls despite the fact he had none remaining. 

"I almost blew it," Blatt told reporters after the game. 

Blatt could have been called for a technical foul. Instead, the Cavaliers went down to the other end of the floor and LeBron James won the game at the buzzer with a fadeaway jumper. James overruled Blatt's original play call, which had him inbounding the ball from under the basket.

After Bulls guard Derrick Rose made a layup with 9.4 seconds left, Blatt took a step onto the court and signaled for a timeout. Assistant coach Tyronn Lue pulled Blatt back toward the bench when he saw the head coach's mistake. 

"It was huge honestly ... That's why we're a unit, we're a team ... Players make mistakes, coaches make mistakes," James said about Lue pulling back Blatt. Game 5 is Tuesday night in Cleveland.

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