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NBA Labor Negotiations Continue As Deadline Looms

Stern Knows NBA Flopping Penalty Isn’t Strong

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.

06/07/2013

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat walks back to the bench after he fouled out in the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

James, West, Stephenson Fined For Flopping

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.

05/30/2013

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NBA Issues First Flopping Warnings

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.

11/06/2012

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NBA Developing Policy To Combat Flopping

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.

09/28/2012