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As expected, no suspensions, fines out of Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving admits that the Golden State Warriors' trash talk sparked his team's Game 4 win.

If there’s one thing the NBA league office didn’t want, it was for the discussion of Game 4 to be about how poor the officiating was. Except, it’s hard not to have that conversation about the inconsistently called game.

Most famously, there was the strange “Draymond Green is ejected — oh wait, no he’s not” moment.

Then there was Zaza Pachulia and a punch to the nuts.

I’m far from sold any of this rose to the level of a fine, let alone a suspension, and the NBA agrees.

This means Green will play in Game 5 this season.

As he should — Game 4 got feisty but not in a way that should alter future games.

We’ll see if Green playing — and, of course, the addition of Kevin Durant — changes the 3-1 lead trajectory of a year ago.