Found November 06, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
Though all eyes were on Anderson Varejao when the NBA decided to crack down on players flopping, it is reserve point guard Donald Sloan who has been given the first warning by the league. With 5.58 remaining in the fourth period of Cleveland’s game vs. Chicago (Nov. 2), Sloan of the Cavaliers committed a physical act that was considered a “flop” under the league’s new rule. He has received a warning in regards to this violation. [Related: Cavs Fall to Bulls, 115-86]
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