Wednesday , May , 07 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Charles Barkley: Orlando Magic ‘got cheated’

Barkley on the clock not starting at the end of the Magic/Pistons Game 2 allowing the Pistons to make a three-point shot to take the lead with 4.6 seconds left in the third quarter: “(The Magic) just got cheated. It turned out to be a big play in the game, that’s what disappoints me the most. That’s just bad.”

Smith on the clock mishap at the end of the third quarter of the Magic/Pistons Game 2: “Momentum at the start of quarters and at the end of the quarters is big. (The Pistons) were able to end the quarter with a three giving them momentum. [Detroit Free Press]