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Matthew Dellavedova says he didn't hit Andre Iguodala below the belt intentionally

Delly also was confused as to why the play was reviewed.

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

According to Matthew Dellavedova, he did not intentionally strike Warriors guard Andre Iguodala below the belt last during Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Here's Dellavdova's quote via Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal:

"I don't really know why they reviewed it. I was just stopping the break. We only had three team fouls, so we weren't in the bonus," Dellavedova said. "I haven't seen that (replay). I was swiping from behind and just tried to grab his arm."

Here's a look at the play in question:

The play resulted in a bit of an argument between two teams with Tristan Thompson pulling Dellavedova away from Iguodala and Iman Shumpert jawing with Iguodala instead. After a review, Dellavedova was called for a common foul and the game resumed.

This certainly won't help Delly's reputation as a dirty player or with how the Warriors look at him. In this case, though, it really looks and seems as if this was just an accident and nothing more.