Found November 05, 2012 on Holdout Sports:
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Donald Sloan became one of the first NBA players to officially receive a warning from the league based on a review of his actions during Friday night's game against the Chicago Bulls. It happened with just under six minutes left in the fourth quarter as Bulls center Nazr Mohammed bumped Sloan into Kirk Hinrich. Sloan threw up his arms and did a 360 spin before tumbling to the ground to complete his fantastic flop. Also given a warning was Minnesota Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea. Video via Bustasports. Visit us at http://holdoutsports.com and Follow @HoldoutSports !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://feedproxy.google.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); on Twitter.
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