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Bucks guard J.J. Redick received a flopping warning from the league Thursday for an incident that occurred March 30 against Oklahoma City.
With 2:29 left in the fourth quarter, Redick caught a pass from Monta Ellis and was bumped by Thunder guard Derek Fisher after a shot fake. A foul was called on Fisher, much to the dismay of Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks.
The NBA defines flopping as any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player. According to league rules, "the primary factor in determining whether a player committed a flop is whether his physical reaction to contact with another player is inconsistent with what would reasonably be expected given the force or direction of the contact."
This is Redick's first violation, so it's only a warning. The second offense incurs a 5,000 fine, third offense is a 10,000 fine, fourth offense results in a 15,000 fine and a fifth offense would cost a player 30,00...
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The Milwaukee Bucks still have yet to lock up a playoff spot, and their chances of finishing seventh in the Eastern Conference seem to be slipping away.
The Bucks look to regroup Saturday night when they try to defeat the visiting Toronto Raptors for the 10th straight meeting.
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This is either one of the smartest things I have done or one of the dumbest.
Yeah, the above line is a good start to a movie, or a book. Or a crappy blog. Whatever works.
I own probably more playoff tickets besides someone called Herb Kohl.
Here’s the deal and try to follow… there’s a lot going on here.
Here’s the theory:
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By ANDREI GRESKA
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A bit more covert has been his transition from a pass first, second and third point-guard to a viable scoring threat.
Just ask the Milwaukee Bucks.
Rubio caught fire from beyond the arc in the first half of Minnesota's 107-98 victory Tuesday night...