NBA sets flopping penalties for players
October 3, 2012
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NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has announced anti-flopping rules that will fine repeat offenders.
The league said Wednesday that flopping will be defined ``as any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player.''
Players will get a warning the first time, then be fined $5,000 the second time. The fines increase to $30,000 for a fifth offense.
Commissioner David Stern has sought to end flopping, believing it tricks the referees. Vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson says in a statement that ``flops have no place in our game.''
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