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Articles tagged: flop video

John Calipari calls out Duke for flopping

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari ripped into Duke’s players for flopping during Tuesday’s game between the teams. Duke senior forward Ryan Kelly was trying for a put-back right before halftime when he flopped on his back in an attempt to draw a call. The call from the officials did not come, but the call out…Read More

David Lee to Blake Griffin: Stop flopping! (Video)

Blake Griffin takes his share of abuse each game, but he also has a reputation for acting and overselling contact. Perhaps it’s his defense mechanism against the pounding he takes. During Saturday’s Clippers-Warriors game, Golden State forward David Lee decided he’d had enough. As you can see in the video above, Lee yelled at Griffin…Read More

Manu Ginobili and James Harden both flop on same play (Video)

Manu Ginobili already has a reputation for being a well known flopper. James Harden is an emerging flop artist. So when the two collided in the fourth quarter of Game 1 between the Spurs and Thunder on Sunday night, they both went down as if a grenade had gone off in the area. Ginobili got…Read More

The prevalence of flopping in sports needs to stop

It’s a word that has long and deeply-rooted negative connotations in sports and society writ large. To even mention the word during the Middle Ages was grounds for a jousting duel. Flopping in the Old West was commonly seen during the counting off of paces. Meanwhile, horrific acting meant to bring about a desired result…Read More

Clippers’ Reggie Evans has one of the flops of the year (Video)

During the fourth quarter of the Clippers win over the Hornets Sunday night, New Orleans guard Greivis Vasquez was briefly assessed a Flagrant II foul. The reason the foul was brief was that upon reviewing a replay, officials realized that Clippers forward Reggie Evans had put together a candidate for flop of the year. As…Read More

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