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Two NBA players have already been issued warnings about flopping under the NBA’s new anti-flopping rule. Guards J.J. Barea of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Donald Sloan of the Cleveland Cavaliers are the offenders and both of the “flops” occurred during games on Friday. Check out the plays and let me know what you think. In my opinion, Donald definitely showcased a [...]
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That's Donald Sloan of the Cleveland Cavaliers, with maybe the most hilarious flop I've ever seen. The arms up while spinning will be a great audition for the Cavs community theater production of The Sound of Music.
But as funny as it is, it's a no-no in today's NBA, even though it wasn't called. So Sloan got a little warning from the league as part...
The NBA is the best. Not only are they announcing which players are warned under their new flopping regulations, but they're even posting videos of the violations.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donald Sloan were the first players caught for overreactions to physical play.
Barea was warned for flopping with ten minutes...
Wolves guard J.J. Barea and Cavs guard David Sloan have each earned the dubious distinction of being the first players given flopping warnings by the NBA.
The Timberwolves are trying to tread water until Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio return from their respective injuries.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have played 4 games this season, and sit at 2-2. In 3 of the 4 games, the Cavaliers were able to feel good about the way they played. Only in the Chicago game last week could their effort and desire really be challenged. This is a good sign for the early season.
Tonight, as they continue their road trip by playing against the Golden State Warriors (2-2), the...
Think about this: Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters are both 20 years old.
Then think about this: The Cavaliers could be 3-1 right now.
Then consider this: The Clippers were coming off a home loss to Golden State facing a very young Cavs team and back on their own floor.
Yet the Cavs won anyway, 108-101, in a fun and up-and-down game Monday that featured something resembling playoff...
The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without rookie forward/center Tyler Zeller for their game Wednesday night and possibly longer. Tests indicated that Zeller suffered a fractured cheekbone and a concussion during the fourth quarter of Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Because Zeller sustained a concussion, he was placed under the NBA's protocol process...
Mark Cheel was able to chat with Luke Ridnour about being the oldest player on the Wolves roster, back issues that slowed him down and his goals for the current season.
Last season, the Cleveland Cavaliers were apt to follow up a tough loss with another defeat. Things are slowly changing.
Rookie Dion Waiters hit seven 3-pointers in scoring 28 points and Kyrie Irving added 24 points in a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night that snapped a two-game skid two nights after losing by three to Milwaukee.
Coach Byron Scott called...
Luke Ridnour had 19 points and five rebounds, and Greg Stiemsma got the rout started with six straight points to end the third quarter in a 90-75 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
Stiemsma finished with 12 points and five rebounds, and Derrick Williams added 14 points and six boards for the Timberwolves, who are 3-1 for the first time since 2001. They led an ugly...
Chris Paul wants to make sure that Kyrie Irving earns his stardom against the best players in the league.credit: http://hoopeduponline.com
After being drafted number one overall out of Duke, Kyrie Irving has not disappointed. He seems to already be on track to become one of the league’s best point guards after an impressive rookie season and a very good start to this season. This...
Last night the Cavaliers went to Los Angeles and shocked the Clippers. Well, it shocked me anyway. I’m easy to shock, I guess. From a fantasy perspetive let’s take a look at the minutes log for the 5 Non Lebrons last night. Kyrie Irving – 37, Dion Waiters - 32, Alonzo Gee – 34, Tristan Thompson 34, Anderson Varejao – 36, Tyler Zeller – 24. Nobody else had more than 20...