Originally Posted by Bob's your Information Minister
It was a foul or nothing. The officials clearly reacted and whistled intending to call a foul...but then realized they were in the heartland of Spurs home cookin' and quickly justified the whistle to Tim Duncan.
Actually, it was either a foul or a jump ball. That was a pretty text book tie up. I mean it's not even up for debate. If you were to say that Bowen fouled him, that's one thing. But that was a tie up, and therefore a jump ball.