David Stern has been cracking down on flopping all season, most recently doling out fines to LeBron James, David West (on the same play), and Lance Stephenson for their flops in Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. This got me thinking, who are the most prolific floppers in sports? Let’s take a look at the top 10:
10. Shane Battier, SF- Miami Heat
If taking charges was a stat, Shane Battier would probably have the record in both NCAA and NBA basketball. He’s constantly getting in the lane and taking a “hit” from a driving opposing player. He’s made flopping an artform, leading off our top 10 list.
9. Luis Suarez, Forward- Liverpool FC
While he’s the number 1 biter in sports (sorry, Mike Tyson, you’re second on that list), Luis Suarez is the 9th most prolific flopper. It takes next to no contact to send this guy flying. You’d swear his leg was broken every time he’s “tripped”, too.
8. Raja Bell, Guard- Utah Jazz
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