Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/29/12
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A message to Anderson Varejao, Manu Ginobili, Paul Pierce, Luis Scola and others like you around the NBA: Your flopping is out of control. Your flailing and falling and rolling on the floor at the slightest contact -- or sometimes no contact at all --all for the sake of a couple of free throws or a cheap turnover is a disgrace to the game of basketball. Flopping is a bush-league tactic once reserved for only the most desperate and shameless among you and your NBA brethren. But now it's become a strategy that's exercised by players first-class and second-rate alike, and it's become rampant around the league. Fortunately, commissioner David Stern is onto your deceptive game, and he's not happy about what he sees. He recognizes that unchecked flopping is damaging the reputation of the game and his league, and now, in a move that's long overdue, he's going to do something to try to stop it. The NBA announced Friday that it is finalizing procedures to handle flopping and the conning ...
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