Sports Illustrated gives us ‘The Floppies’
To much fanfare, the NBA unveiled a new anti-flopping program last October. Finally, through a video review process that would assess warnings, fines and, in extreme circumstances, even suspensions, fakers and exaggerators would be held accountable for misleading the officials.
Nearly six months later, we’re left to grapple with two contrasting sentiments: Flopping seems to be down, but the anti-flopping program hasn’t been nearly as visible or punitive as observers might have expected.
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