The NBA rolls out it’s new rules for flopping this season. Per the NBA, a “flop” is an attempt by a player to convince officials to call fouls by exaggerating the contact made during a play. The main focus will be a player’s reaction to contact and if it’s consistent with the force of the hit…
Ok, need to see an example? The NBA has put together a little video on flopping that is curiously Clipper heavy. Some of the players featured include ex-Clipper-current Net Reggie Evans, Spurs Tony Parker, Dwyane Wade and more.
Flops will be reviewed after the game and assesed a fine based on the following scale.
First violation is a warning after that:
video via BSO