Found October 03, 2012 on
Finally the NBA is doing something about flopping. I have been calling for this for the last couple of years. Over the last couple of years players have been flopping way too much. Basketball was turning into soccer. So the NBA is going to do something about it.
Here is what the NBA released on Wednesday. The first time a player will receive a warning for flopping. After that a player will be fined in increments of $5,000 for each additional flop over the season. For example a fifth offense will result in a $30,000 fine.
The NBA even stated in could suspend a player if he violated the anti-flopping rule more than five times.
“Flops have no place in our game,” Stu Jackson, the NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations, said in a written statement. “They either fool referees into calling undeserved fouls or fool fans into thinking the referees missed a foul call.
“Accordingly, both the Board of Governors and the Competition Committee felt strongly that an...
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The NBA has released more information on how they plan to deal with flopping this season.
The NBA will adopt an anti-flopping rule beginning with the 2012-13 season, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Stu Jackson announced Wednesday.
"Flops have no place in our game -- they either fool referees into calling undeserved fouls or fool fans into thinking the...
This is long overdue, the NBA has finally stepped in and taken control of the silliness behind flopping. Watch out Miami. Check out the press release from yesterday:
The NBA will adopt an anti-flopping rule beginning with the 2012-13 season, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations Stu Jackson announced today.
“Flops have no place in our game – they either fool referees...
There were indications during the 2011-2012 NBA season that the league was in the process of developing penalties that would curb and/or get rid of flopping.
How many times have we watched penalties assessed because players decided that they wanted to win an Emmy Award for Best Dive Across The Court After A Small Bump?
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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 announced today that it will adopt an anti-flopping rule beginning with the 2012-13 season.
“Flopping” will be defined by the NBA as any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player. The primary factor in determining whether a player committed a flop is whether his physical reaction to contact with another player...