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Houston Rockets guard James Harden reacts after making a three-point basket late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

With the Houston Rockets leading the Utah Jazz 97-94 and less than a minute remaining on Monday night, Rockets guard James Harden drew a foul on Jazz guard Ricky Rubio behind the 3-point line and made two of his three free-throw tries to all but seal the victory.

But both in real time and especially in slower motion, it appeared Harden rather blatantly traveled, but only Rubio was penalized.

Twitter users had some pretty strong reactions to the play, running the emotional gamut. Here are just some of them.

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A few people took the liberty to put Harden's "dance" to music.

Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas chimed in with his opinion of the play.

Some people focused their comments on Harden's overall performance, as he scored 47 points on the night.

Harden was asked about the play and had this to say:

On Tuesday morning, the official Twitter account for NBA referees wrote that the play should have in fact been called a travel.

Both the Jazz's official account and Donovan Mitchell had great reactions to the referees' tweet.