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Hollinger's Gems: May 1, 2009

Rough nights for Gordon and Dalembert, revisiting the fouling argument, and more

Updated: May 1, 2009, 1:31 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

1. You know it's coming, so let me get it out of the way: When you're up by three in the last 10 seconds, for goodness sake, people, foul! How many game-tying 3s do we need to watch before coaches realize this might be a good idea?

The really amazing part Thursday night was that the Bulls remembered they had a foul to give, and used it … but then instead of giving another foul and basically clinching the game, they let two Celtics dribble around before Ray Allen found a spot he liked and drained a game-tying 3.

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