Hollinger's Gems: April 30, 2009

A call for a clearer rule on flagrant fouls, a chat with the commish and a playoff oddity

Updated: April 30, 2009, 3:29 PM ET
By John Hollinger |


1. Our Kevin Arnovitz has a great breakdown of Josh Smith's performance against the Heat from Wednesday night. And to that let me add one aspect of the Josh Smith experience that must be witnessed in person to be appreciated -- the audible groaning of the crowd any time he cues up a long jumper.