NBA has fined Lance Stephenson $10,000 for flopping in Game 5

Players in this post:
Lance Stephenson LeBron James

With some made for TV movie acting Lance Stephenson became the first player to be fined four times in NBA history or more for violating “the anti-flop” policy. Last night during a heated match-up, the  Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat. With a little help from the referees and flopping by the Pacers LeBron James got a quick five fouls early in the 3rd quarter.

Congrats Lance, you just made NBA history! But really, what’s $10k if you can get LeBron ejected?

If anyone doesn’t know here’s the playoff flop policy:

Any player who is determined to have committed a flop during the 2013 Playoffs will be subject to the following:
Violation 1: $5,000 fine
Violation 2: $10,000 fine
Violation 3: $15,000 fine
Violation 4: $30,000 fine
If a player violates the anti-flopping rule five times or more, he will be subject to discipline that is reasonable under the circumstances, including an increased fine and/or suspension.

In other news… Roy Hibbert was also fined for flopping.

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