Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby Finwë on Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:28 pm

lakerswiz wrote:So did anyone see the warnings given out today?

The NBA is highlighting every instance. Updating it every day.

With video evidence.

They're straight up calling these people out.

The best thing the NBA has done in a while.

where can I find who got warnings and highlights of the flops?
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby dj vitus on Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:12 pm

Don't these floppers know they are on camera? :freak2:
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby Lakerjones on Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:48 pm

gill wrote:Did CP3 and Griffin get at least a warning yet???


The LA Floppers.
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby CornMonkey on Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:48 pm

Reggie Evans gets fined.
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For his second flopping offense, the NBA has fined Brooklyn's Reggie Evans $5,000, league source tells Y! Sports.


And here's the video of it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 7faiFUzhLM
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby dmaul on Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:16 pm

Loved it when Gerald Wallace flopped and MWP nailed a three while he's laying on the ground.
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Re: Anti-Flopping Policy Announced

Postby LTLakerFan on Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:58 pm

KB24 wrote:Image

Paul: "start saving your salary bro"
Blake: "pot calls kettle black"


Whoa....wait....did Griffin get his panties all in a bunch because CP3 touched his head? :man4: :man4:
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Re: Anti-Flopping Policy Announced

Postby 432J on Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:47 pm

LTLakerFan wrote:
KB24 wrote:Image

Paul: "start saving your salary bro"
Blake: "pot calls kettle black"


Whoa....wait....did Griffin get his panties all in a bunch because CP3 touched his head? :man4: :man4:

yeah! they call that "sonnin" so i would expect griffin to start throwing a fit about it and never forget about it
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby BDG on Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:33 pm


LOL WOW that is so shameful.

Starting to lose respect for Gerald Wallace this year.

What's funny is I don't recall him being a flopper before they put in this rule. Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention to him.
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby wcsoldier81 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:02 pm

This is why this rule is pretty much useless ... it didn't prevent Billups to get 3 Fts and hugely impact a close game
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby Scnottaken on Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:28 pm

BDG wrote:
LOL WOW that is so shameful.

Starting to lose respect for Gerald Wallace this year.

What's funny is I don't recall him being a flopper before they put in this rule. Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention to him.

This is more a case of selling contact that was actually there though. LeBron did push off, and I guess Gerald felt he should make it more obvious. On plays like this, I'd let the warning slide, as there was actual fouling going on.
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby Rooscooter on Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:30 am

So each team has played around 20 games so far..... that means the NBA has played around 300 games overall this season. 300 games and Reggie Evans is the only Flopping fine so far.

This is a sham rule designed to appear to solve a problem pointed out by the fan base. It does nothing whatsoever if you don't start fining the ones who are flopping to truly gain an advantage like Paul, Manu, Griffin, Billups and other so called "Stars" who use flops to gain advantages in games. If they truly thought this was an issue there would be 25 to 30 fines and the names on the list would be a lot more recognizable.
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby abeer3 on Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:26 am

Rooscooter wrote:So each team has played around 20 games so far..... that means the NBA has played around 300 games overall this season. 300 games and Reggie Evans is the only Flopping fine so far.

This is a sham rule designed to appear to solve a problem pointed out by the fan base. It does nothing whatsoever if you don't start fining the ones who are flopping to truly gain an advantage like Paul, Manu, Griffin, Billups and other so called "Stars" who use flops to gain advantages in games. If they truly thought this was an issue there would be 25 to 30 fines and the names on the list would be a lot more recognizable.


bingo. i called it from the beginning. bs rule because it won't be enforced. and even when it is, billups's flop wins his team a game.
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby dj vitus on Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:49 pm

Refs have always missed calls and will continue to do so. They might get better over time (lol, one can hope), but NBA brass needs to do a better job of reviewing more games, calling out players, and handing out more fines.

If anything, Blake Griffin hasn't been playing that great, and it may be due to not wanting to get a flopping call this year. So maybe the rule has kind of worked, at least a little, if anything. :man1:
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Re: Flopping Thread (Lee calls out Griffin pg. 3)

Postby Congo Cash on Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:26 pm

Blake Griffin should be a homeless man at this point from all the flopping, yet still no fines or not even a warning...
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