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Hornets’ Terry Rozier celebrates win except game is headed to OT, gets technical

Oklahoma City Thunder v Charlotte Hornets

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - DECEMBER 27: Terry Rozier #3 of the Charlotte Hornets lies on the floor after being fouled during the third quarter during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Spectrum Center on December 27, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images)

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The score at the start of overtime was 95-94 Oklahoma City.

You read that right.

Let me explain... No, there is too much. Let me sum up. With the score tied 94-94 and 1.9 seconds remaining, Chris Paul attempted a game-winning turnaround three that missed. Charlotte’s Terry Rozier grabbed the rebound and, apparently not realizing the score, celebrated the Hornets’ win by throwing the ball into the stands.

Except the game wasn’t over, it was headed to overtime. Throwing the ball into the stands during the game is a technical foul. Which was assessed to start overtime.

Paul hit the free throw, so the score at the start of overtime was 95-94 Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City held on to that lead and ended up winning in overtime, 104-102. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 27.