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NBA: In one-point win, Pistons got away with shooting foul on Raptors’ final shot

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s 3-pointer with 13.2 seconds left became the game-winner once the Pistons stopped the Raptors on the other end, emerging with a 102-101 victory Sunday.

How did Detroit make that crucial defensive stand?

With a little help from the officials.

Marcus Morris got away with committing a shooting foul on DeMar DeRozan with 3.6 seconds left, according to the NBA’s Last Two Minute Report:

Morris (DET) grabs DeRozan’s (TOR) jersey and makes contact to the body that affects his jump shot attempt.

A correct call would’ve given DeRozan -- who’s shooting 85% from the line this season and 83% for his career -- two free throws with a chance to tie or take the lead.

Instead, time ran out on Toronto (which displayed shockingly little effort to crash the offensive glass after DeRozan’s miss), and Kyle Lowry -- feeling the loss -- expressed grave concern about the team’s direction.