The NBA’s continuing drive to eliminate flopping from the game continued this past Monday when four different players were warned about flopping: the Spurs’ Patty Mills, Bucks’ Zaza Pachulia and ‘Wolves’ Kevin Love and Corey Brewer were all given an initial warning. A second violation from any of the four will result in the first fine of $5000. Read More »
/ Apr 23, 2012 / 10:44 am
There is no doubt that Reggie Evans is an antagonist – he has a long resume of extracurricular nonsense to go along with his career 6.8 rebounds per game.
His “skills” were on display last night against the Hornets with this embarrassing flop against Greivis Vasquez. The officials originally called this a flagrant 2 foul against Vasquez before reducing it to a personal. Just absurd: Read More »
/ Apr 16, 2012 / 3:25 pm
There are a few basic certainties around basketball, from the rec league to the NBA: Players will dribble and shoot and scream “Oooohhhhh!” at the top of their lungs at contact.
No matter if it’s a full-speed encounter or the slightest thread count of jersey touching, flopping happens. On Sunday, as Sean Sweeney posted earlier today, Jeff Van Gundy read the Riot Act against flopping after Miami’s James Jones went down in an Oscar-worthy heap.
It got us thinking: What are some of the worst offenses we’ve seen? Read More »