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It wasn’t quite nearly as long and passionate as Jeff Van Gundy’s rant against flopping a month ago, but Chris Webber made it relatively clear that he is not a fan of players of flopping, and Blake Griffin drew his ire after overreacting to what was called a foul on Marc Gasol last night in [...]
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Blake Griffin may be one of the most physical and ferocious players in the NBA, but he’s developing a reputation for being a flopper. Chris Webber played with known flopper Vlade Divac on the Sacramento Kings, and he understands that’s not a reputation a player wants. That’s why he warned Griffin about flopping so much after the All-Star forward acted to get a call in his...
Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin had his best game of the playoffs but the talk after the game was about him flopping. During the game TNT broadcaster and former player Chris Webber called out Griffin for his acting.
Weber went off on Griffin because a foul was called on the Memphis Grizzlies Marc Gasol when he went after a loose ball. Griffin made it look liked...
Blake Griffin: basketball extraordinaire, high-flying dunking maniac, backboard cleaning monster, terrible actor. Griffin has earned the reputations for the first three titles on his business card, but he’s quickly qualifying for that last one. During Monday’s Grizzlies-Clippers Game Four, TNT analyst Chris Webber didn’t pull any punches following an embellishment by Griffin...
Blake Griffin flops. The Los Angeles Clippers flop. NBA players flops. However, there is flopping and then there is FLOPPING. Blake Griffin, had a STELLAR production night — offensively– with 30 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. However, some see his theatrics and his flopping — in this instance he flopped (Marc Gasol took the foul) as [...]
TNT Has NBA Playoff Double Headers Tonight and Tomorrow- TNT will have NBA Playoff double headers tonight and tomorrow. Game one tonight at 7:00p.m. ET the New York Knicks take on the Miami Heat in game five of their series. Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller and David Aldridge have the call. At 9:30p.m. ET Dick Stockton, Chris Webber
In an election year, frequent use of the word "flop" is expected and grudgingly assimilated.
But that particular interpretation of flop is escorted toward its intended destination by the companion word "flip," and the application serves to define a candidate's waffling.
The flopping now frequently falling under the NBA's purview is done to provoke a...
1: especially slow and careful; systematic, deliberate: a methodical person.
2: Joe Johnson.
Origin: Little Rock, AK; 1980s.
disciplined, careful, meticulous
1. possessing wit in speech or writing; amusingly clever in perception and expression: a witty writer.
2. Jeff Van Gundy.
Origin: began coaching...