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April 26, 2015 Updates

The Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith was called for a flagrant-2 foul for striking the Celtics' Jae Crowder in the face and subsequently ejected with 10 minutes, 27 seconds left to play in the third quarter of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. Crowder fell to the floor after the collision and had to be helped up by his teammates and ushered to the locker room for evaluation. On his way off the court Crowder exchanged words with several members of the Cleveland bench. ESPN.com

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There were rumors that Pachulia might be suspended for Game 3 but the league did not rule him out based on the incidents Monday. “I think there was a lot of speculation of what was going to take place, but nothing took place,” Kidd said. “I think the ruling comes from New York. From what they said, nothing was justified to be suspended. We’re lucky to have Z.” Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Batum said he has not heard from the league about any potential disciplinary action and that he had not yet reached out to Gasol to apologize directly. Batum said he may have a chance during Wednesday's game to speak to Gasol to make sure the Memphis star understands the intent was not to be offensive. ESPN.com

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Jeff Zillgitt: Here's some interesting news, which NBA has been pushing since 2011 CBA: NBA, NBPA to introduce HGH blood testing into anti-drug program. First violation for a positive HGH test will result in a 20-game suspension. Second violation: 40 games. Third violation: dismissal from NBA. All NBA players will be subject to three random, unannounced HGH tests annually. Players also subject to reasonable-cause testing for HGH. Twitter @JeffZillgitt

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