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  1. Twitter on Bulls' hard fouls

    Beckley Mason

    [View the story "Hard fouls getting out of hand?" on Storify]...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  2. Stephen Curry and the foul that never had to be

    Beckley Mason

    Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images Stephen Curry was yanked to the ground and had to leave the game. Stephen Curry was leading the Warriors on a 3-on-1 fastbreak as the Wizards scrambled to get back. Advantage: Golden State. Until Cartier Martin, tr...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  3. Does the league still care about flopping?

    Beckley Mason

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images Chris Paul, a candidate for MVP of flopping, hasn't been punished. The NBA began the season with a new rule against flopping, and the early indications were it made a difference. Since 2013 began, however, the NBA h...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  4. Heady call

    Beckley Mason

    Knicks guard J.R. Smith received a Flagrant 2 and was ejected for a two-armed swing (VIDEO) at Golden State's Harrison Barnes' head during Monday night's game. Bravo, Joey Crawford. It was the right call for a league that is placing new emphasis o...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  5. It's smart to be fun

    Beckley Mason

    Sam Forencich/Getty Images Ty Lawson and the Nuggets get more of these shots than any other team. Whether or not you agree that the level of play in the NBA is at an all-time high, there's no question that the amount of data available to coaches an...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. HoopIdea: Ref Cams!

    Beckley Mason

    This HoopIdea comes from the world of Rugby. Recently Fox Sports debuted "Ref Cam," which is pretty much just what it sounds like. Official Chris Potter strapped a HD GoPro camera to his head and wore a low profile vest under his uniform that tran...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  7. When your brain is toast

    Beckley Mason

    Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty ImagesChris Kaman has been unable to practice since suffering a concussion in January.Chris Kaman isn't the first person in the NBA to sound off on the league's concussion policy this season; early in the season New Orlean...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  8. Flop of the night: C.J. Watson

    Beckley Mason

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images C.J. Watson's big game against Minnesota included a memorable flop against J.J. Barea. It's rare for a flopper to confess. But that's just what C.J. Watson did Wednesday night following the Nets win over Minnesota. ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  9. Shane Battier and the buzzer-beater problem

    Beckley Mason

    With just 1.3 seconds remaining in the first quarter of the Miami Heat's Wednesday night win over the Golden State Warriors, LeBron James caught a pass and turned up court. But instead of trying a 70-foot heave as time expired, James took a leisurely...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  10. Brian Scalabrine's story of concussion

    Beckley Mason

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesIn the 2009 playoffs, doctors allowed Brian Scalabrine on the court only after he lied to them. In the 2008-09 season, then-Boston Celtics forward Brian Scalabrine suffered three concussions in one month. The fir...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  11. Flop of the night: John Henson

    Beckley Mason

    Gary Dineen/Getty Images Henson doesn't yet have the heft to deal with Dwight Howard inside. At 6-11 and just 220 pounds, John Henson may not be cut out to bang with all 265 muscular pounds of Dwight Howard in the paint. On Tuesday night the same c...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  12. From NBA player to concussion advocate

    Beckley Mason

    Noah Graham/Getty Images Former first-round pick Paul Grant now advocates concussion awareness.Paul Grant was fast asleep, drooling on himself in a Motor City movie theater. A first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Grant had gone to catch a...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  13. Flop of the night: Chauncey Billups

    Beckley Mason

    Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty ImagesChauncey Billups deployed veteran trickery to great effect Monday night.Chauncey Billups is a high risk to receive a flopping warning from the NBA league office after his egregious "roughing the punter" flop -- the...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  14. Flop of the Night: J.J. Barea

    Beckley Mason

    David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images J.J. Barea kept flopping against the Kings until it paid off. Three weeks after receiving a warning from the NBA for flopping, J.J. Barea earned #FlopOfTheNight honors (Video) for his acting work against the Isaiah T...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  15. Flop of the Night: Gerald Wallace

    Beckley Mason

    Bruce Bennett/NBAE/Getty Images Gerald Wallace plays, and sometimes acts, with gusto. When Reggie Evans received the NBA's first ever flopping fine and cemented his reputation as the league's most notorious actor, not everyone was pleased. Although...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  16. Flop of the Night: Reggie Evans

    Beckley Mason

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe sounds of flopping dance through Reggie Evans' headphones pregame. The Nets forward was featured multiple times on Flop of the Night last season, and is now known throughout the league as both one of the most...

    Blog | November 16, 2012