The NBA is cracking down on floppers... finally!

Discussion in 'Game Officials' started by Tom7, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. Tom7 Administrator

    The NBA is finally cracking down on floppers. I'm glad; I've hated to see the NBA turning into the drama queens we see in professional soccer.

    The first violation is a public warning, usually accompanied by the NBA releasing video for us all to see the flop. After that...

    Violation 2: $5,000 fine
    Violation 3: $10,000 fine
    Violation 4: $15,000 fine
    Violation 5: $30,000 fine
    For a sixth (or any subsequent) violation of the rule, the player will be subject to such discipline as the League determines is reasonable under the circumstances, including an increased fine and/or suspension.

    Here is the NBA's official video warning players and coaches about what they will penalize for flopping.

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