Found October 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
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Mere hours before the first presidential debate of 2012, the NBA laid down the law on flopping. While the candidates are safe from NBA prosecution, most of us are expected to approve of the message being sent to players. Suddenly, Derek Fishers free-agent market value is in, well, free fall. Manu Ginobili, who popularized the Euro Step despite hailing from Argentina (yeah, I know he played in Italy, too), has scrapped plans for a post-retirement career teaching the finer points of the Patagonia Plummet. Somewhere on the planet, Vlade Divac was seen retrieving an emergency pack of smokes and swearing off a threatened comeback. Anyway, according to a statement released Wednesday by the league, first-time flop offenders will suffer the indignity of a warning. The second offense will include a healthy 5,000 fine, with the third time earning a charming 10K. The fourth flopping infraction will be accompanied by a righteous penalty of 15,000, which doubles on the fifth violation. If a p...
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