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Lauri Markkanen Gets His Soul Snatched On Jarrett Allen's Dunk, Admirably Tries To Get Revenge

The Brooklyn Nets had a real, honest highlight in the third quarter of Monday’s 104-87 win over the Bulls. Nineteen-year-old Jarrett Allen rolled and found himself in the perfect position to throw down a dunk; Bulls rookie Lauri Markkanen found himself in the worst spot to receive it.

Usually, a dunk of this magnitude would mean that Markkanen would be banished from the NBA and forced to try a career in soccer, but later in the quarter, the Finns tried to return the favor on Allen. He was thwarted by the foul, but it was a valiant effort, and the first step to repairing his reputation.


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