WATCH: Did Chris Paul bump ref before getting tossed in Game 1?

With four seconds remaining in Game 1 between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul was hit with his second technical of the game and tossed.

Paul was upset about yet another non-call on a three-point attempt by James Harden. He rushed over toward a ref on the sideline to argue the play, earning his second technical and a trip to the locker room in the process.

Looking at a close-up view of Paul’s encounter with the ref, it appears he may have bumped him.

https://twitter.com/ericsports/status/1122627270412099584

It’s not much, but refs are off limits. Period.

It’s going to be interesting to see if the NBA takes a closer look at this, and if Paul is hit with additional discipline.

Houston lost Game 1 by a narrow margin, 104-100.