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  1. Doc Rivers of Los Angeles Clippers turns deaf ear to Warriors' 'f...

    Arash Markazi

    Two days after Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson called out the Los Angeles Clippers star for flopping and playing out of control, Rivers said he wants Griffin to keep doing whatever he's been doing this season, even if that includes flopping.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  2. Chalmers hears from league about flopping

    Brian Windhorst

    Busted: Mario Chalmers was hit with a $5,000 fine by the league for a flop in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers. The league had previously warned Chalmers for a flop in a game on Jan. 20 at Atlanta. "The more he gets money taken ...

    Blog | February 08, 2014
  3. Mario Chalmers of Miami Heat fined $5,000 for second flopping vio...

    Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers was fined $5,000 by the NBA on Thursday for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  4. James Harden of Houston Rockets fined for flopping

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden was fined $5,000 by the NBA on Monday for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Howard Beck of The New York Times: In the beginning, there was intrigue - catchy slogans, competing chants and visions of a basketball rivalry that would split New York. It was interesting, for a moment or two. By the time the Knicks and the Nets met...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  6. Jarrett Jack of Golden State Warriors says he's received warning ...

    Henry Abbott

    The effects of the NBA's new anti-flopping program are being felt by players even before the program has been fully implemented.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  7. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle: If Royce White's condition were a traditional sports injury, answers would come relatively easily. The Rockets could pinpoint the cause of the ailment and the treatment needed. They could offer an approximati...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. Clippers react to NBA's anti-flopping rule

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin simply smiled Wednesday when asked about the new anti-flopping penalties in the NBA this season. "It's a good way for the NBA to get more money," Griffin said. The new rules, announced...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  9. NBA establishes new anti-flopping penalties, could fine players

    The NBA officially adopted an anti-flopping policy Wednesday, announcing a new rule that will fine repeat offenders this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  10. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Commissioner David Stern says he thinks flop...

    It's award season in the NBA but commissioner David Stern is concerned his league may be veering too close to handing out Oscars.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2012
  11. Getting the calls

    Henry Abbott

    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images A few games into the playoffs, Lionel Hollins and the Grizzlies are best at getting to the line. The Clippers are winning a reputation as some of the league's most consistent and spectacular floppers, which m...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. Memphis Grizzlies' Lionel Hollins backs off, says Los Angeles Cli...

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Memphis coach Lionel Hollins backed off a comment he made on Monday night, when he told a TNT sideline reporter that "Chris [Paul] does a good job of flopping."

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  13. The greatest floppers in NBA history

    Thomas Neumann

    Manu Ginobili and Anderson Varejao are skilled floppers. Where do they rank among the NBA's all-time greats?

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2007