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The NBA announced that Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has been fined $5,000 for flopping during the first half of Game 4 in the NBA Finals. The flop happened during the second quarter. Bosh was trailing Spurs forward Tim Duncan as the two headed back down the court when Duncan established position in the paint to post up Bosh. As Spurs guard Gary Neal approached with the dribble, Duncan posted up Bosh who arrived to the spot late and tried to seal him away from getting involved with the play. Bosh then flailed his arms as if he was hit hard and fell to the ground immediately. Duncan was then called for the foul which eliminated the layup for Neal. The flops we’ve seen in the playoffs are ridiculous. As long as fines are only $5,000, players will keep putting on Hollywood acts. Five thousand dollars to a NBA player is the equivalent of fining a normal person $12.50. The league needs to increase the fine amount if they want players to stop flopping. The coaches don’t like it and the fa...
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  • Chris, we need you standing up and not on the floor. You are a much better player than a flopper; so, block shots, hit baskets, and play. STAY OFF THE FLOOR!

    We are not dumping on or bailing out on the HEAT PLAYERS. These are the same basketball players who won the GOLD MEDALS for TEAM USA in the OLYMPICS. It was not Duncan, Parker, or Ginobli - they played for their own countries.


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