Wade became the latest recipient of a postseason flopping fine Monday when the NBA ordered him to give up $5,000 after a review showed he over-exaggerated a foul during Game 2
Ben goes on a rant about the Spurs and how they keep flopping. You don’t want to miss this rant!
Commissioner David Stern says the NBA’s flopping penalties aren’t strong enough to stop the act, though he doesn’t know if the league will strengthen them.
Miami’s LeBron James and Indiana’s David West and Lance Stephenson have all been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping policy.
The NBA issued flopping warnings to Minnesota’s JJ Barea and Cleveland’s Donald Sloan on Monday, the first two under a new policy designed to end the act.
The NBA is finalizing a new procedure to deal with flopping this coming season, with an off-court remedy expected to be in place before the start of the regular season.