League adopts anti-flopping rules
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. Six or more could lead to a suspension.
Commissioner David Stern has sought to end flopping, believing it tricks the referees.
In other NBA news:
- The New York Knicks have just gotten older. They have signed forward Rasheed Wallace, a four-time All-Star who is ending a two-year retirement.
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