Found December 06, 2012 on
Were a month into the NBA season and already 2 players have got fined for Flopping. The Latest is Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace. The 1st player to receive a fined by the NBA was Wallace’s teammate Reggie Evans. Like the Los Angeles Clippers are nicknamed Lob City maybe the Nets should be nicknamed Flop City.
He received the fine for launching himself back when LeBron James barely touched him. He got a warning for flopping about two weeks ago on a play with Carmelo Anthony. Check out the two flops on video below.
The first time a player will receive a warning for flopping. After that a player will be fined in increments of $5,000 for each additional flop over the season. For example a fifth offense will result in a $30,000 fine.
The NBA even stated in could suspend a player if he violated the anti-flopping rule more than five times.
“Flops have no place in our game,” Stu Jackson, the NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations, said in a written statement. “They ...
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The NBA has issued a $5,000 fine to Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace for flopping.
The fine was issued for Wallace’s second violation of the NBA’s new rules against the practice which encourages referees to issue fouls after a player over-exaggerates the impact of contact from another player.
Please Click Here To Read This Story & Watch A Video Of The Flop That Got Wallace Fined.
Brooklyn Nets guard Gerald Wallace became the second NBA player fined for flopping Wednesday when he was docked $5,000 by the league. Wallace was fined for trying to draw a foul from LeBron James during a game last Saturday against the Miami Heat. Wallace acted like was severely hit after he was bumped by James' right arm. Wallace previously was warned for flopping on a play...
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