I place the blame on the coach for not making his team aware of the shot clock situation.
Missed flying kicks everywhere.
First we had Tyler Hansbrough setting the tone with this hard foul, but at least he went for the ball:
Then Udonis Haslem came in and protected his superstar a la Charles Oakley back in the Jordan days. While admirable, he’ll be gone for game six for this:
Finally we have Dexter Pittman with the most unnecessary cheap shot in playoff basketball history. This came on Lance Stephenson who recently made the choking gesture at LeBron. Up this big, this late, Pittman might be looking at multiple games:
Get it? Poster foul. Like a poster dunk?? Revenge for last year, obviously.
Finals MVP right there.
Too bad Euro rules don’t allow for continuation though…