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Avery Bradley
Cavs forward Love ruled out of Eastern Conference semifinals; J.R. Smith suspended for two games

CLEVELAND Kevin Love's postseason career spanned a little more than three games. At this point, no one is quite sure when it will resume. J.R. Smith is suspended again, and suddenly the Cavaliers' once-vibrant title hopes are lingering in perilous doubt. Love was ruled out for the entire Eastern Conference semifinals series by the Cavs on Monday, while Smith was suspended for two games by the league for his punch of Celtics forward Jae Crowder during Sunday's Game 4 victory in Boston. That means the Cavs will be without 40 percent of their starting lineup and one-third of their scoring for the first two games of the next series. Love was diagnosed with "acute...