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Author: John Karalis

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics needed to get their butts whipped

By: John Karalis | May 20, 2018 Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. A series in which Cleveland had opened as the favorites had suddenly shifted to one that could send them home for the summer quite quickly. For those reasons, the 116-86 drubbing the Cavaliers handed to the Celtics in Saturday’s Game 3 came somewhat out of the blue. But Boston point guard Terry Rozier, for one, said it was a welcome reset. “We needed...

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Report: No punishment for JR Smith flagrant foul

By: John Karalis | May 16, 2018 [embedded content] The NBA will not discipline Cleveland’s JR Smith for the foul on Boston’s Al Horford in Game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals, league source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 16, 2018 I know how the joke goes… the Cavaliers are being punished because JR Smith has to play for them in Game 3. It’s a joke with plenty of truth behind it. JR Smith has been trash against the Celtics and, from a strategic standpoint, not giving Tyronn Lue the option of putting in a more youthful Cedi...

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Your Morning Dump… Where LeBron has zero concern

By: John Karalis | May 14, 2018 Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I have zero level of concern at this stage,” James said. “I didn’t go to college. So it’s not March Madness. You get better throughout the series. I’ve been down 0-1, I’ve been down 0-2. I’ve been down before in the postseason. For me there’s no level of concern no matter how bad I played tonight. Seven turnovers. How inefficient I was shooting...

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