NBA to Fine Flopping

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by Slippy, May 29, 2008.

  1. coynejeremy

    coynejeremy All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Coaches will just tell their players that their teams will pay them back under the table for any fines they incur for flopping.
     
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    dba All-Star Moderator 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    This seems questionable to me.

     
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    Was over extravagant, but not really fine-worthy IMO. Plus it was against Tim Duncan so he should get a free pass.
     
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    I agree with the fine. The exaggerated, unnecessary flailing is what they are trying to get rid of. There is no need for it.
     
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    If you want the refs to see it and call it, you have to exaggerate it. NBA officials are the worst in pro sports.
     
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    Anytime you forcefully extend your arms and any movement is expected from a nearby zone, then all is far-game for the right of establishing position. This is especially true when it involves both players in a forward movement. I still think the key is forward movement and not lateral or stationary positioning. This was a bad call.

    Also, there is no quicker sport that involves such a small containment factor. I say that NBA refs are the best decision makers in all of sports. They truly have a substantive heritage that evokes the maturation level equal to the riddle from Sphinx toward Oedipus and through the rough of time contorted the flow of staff...the best was called: Pied Piper.
     

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