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Anderson Varejao may not be forced to give up his flops quite yet. The NBA is serious about ending flopping in the league. The league announced new fines it plans on levying for repeat floppers. The standards define flopping as: "any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player." That is not exactly a clear definition. But what is clear is that the NBA will review suspected flopping plays after the game and assess a warning for the first offense, $5,000 for the second offense and then up to $30,000 for the fifth offense with fines or potential suspensions for subsequent offenses. It seems like a great way to fix a problem that many fans believe is a problem in the NBA. One problem. That ill-defined standard was enacted without input from the NBPA. And after fighting tooth and nail last season for a collective bargaining agreement, they are not going to forget to enforce it when the time comes. Tha...
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