Found October 01, 2012 on
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David Stern met with Jeff Van Gundy and the rest of the league’s new competition committee today to talk about different strategies to deal with floppers. New rules haven’t been set yet but several sources are reporting that the league may start punishing floppers by issuing fines after games. The competition committee, which is comprised of several coaches, owners, and general managers from around the league also discussed expanding instant replay to cover flagrant fouls and goaltending. The competition committee can’t actually change any rules, however their suggestions will need to be approved by the league’s Board of Governors.
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I’m not a fan of the NBA’s new policy on flops, but I will admit that the league has far too many Vlade Divacs these days. Divac is known as one of the all-time flop Kings.
Last year when NBA Commissioner David Stern said the NBA planned to “do something” about flopping in the NBA, making them fineable offenses never crossed my mind as a solution he would suggest. But...
The NBA has announced anti-flopping rules that will fine repeat offenders.
The league said Wednesday that flopping will be defined ''as any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player.''
Players will get a warning the first time, then be fined $5,000 the second time. The fines increase to $30,000 for a fifth...
The NBA has announced a new policy for flopping.
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."
Players will be given a warning for their first offense, followed by a $5k fine for their second offense, $10k for their third, $15k for their fourth and $30k for their fifth...