Found December 12, 2012 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Omer Asik of the Houston Rockets has received a warning for violating the league’s anti-flopping rule during the Rockets vs. Spurs game on Dec. 10. Asik’s flop occurred in the third quarter of a 134-126 loss to the Spurs. Asik and Tim Duncan were battling for rebound position and when Duncan made body contact, the Rockets center flailed backwards as if he had been struck in the head. The referee called a loose ball foul on Duncan. If Omer Asik violates the league’s policy a second time he will be fined $5,000. Video of the flop can be seen on NBA.com.
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