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NBA refuses to get tough with floppers

NBA refuses to get tough with floppers

The NBA says it wants to stop flopping, but its actions say otherwise: Spokesman Tim Frank said Thursday the league is finalizing procedures to deal with flopping, the art of falling down when little or no contact was made in an effort to trick referees into calling a foul. Frank said the competition committee met [...]

September 28, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 6

League mulls options to deter flopping

League mulls options to deter flopping

David Stern and the league’s competition committee (which includes Doc Rivers) are mulling ways to deter flopping: The NBA commissioner believes too many players are deceiving referees into calling fouls by falling down, or flopping. So he and the league’s newly reformed competition committee met Monday for a discussion about how it can be prevented. [...]

June 19, 2012 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 9