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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Chalmers fined for flopping

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Mario Chalmers’ travails with the NBA’s league office continue.

Already on notice that his next flagrant foul will result in a suspension, the Miami Heat point guard on Thursday was cited for his second flopping violation of the season, which resulted in a $5,000 fine. Chalmers’ theatrics came with 5:54 remaining in the third quarter of the Heat’s 116-112 victory Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center.

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Bryce Landon 1 year, 2 months ago

Now if the NCAA would start penalizing players for flopping - cough cough Marcus Smart cough cough

Mark Lindrud 1 year, 2 months ago

A big 12 title will clear up that cough right away.

Keith Gellar 1 year, 2 months ago

Smart just learns from the best.... Chalmers! funny how irony works some time.

Aaron Paisley 1 year, 2 months ago

And Chalmers learned from LeBron, and I don't know who LeBron learned from.

Erich Hartmann 1 year, 2 months ago

Maybe LeBron learned from all the bigs who squared up against Shaquille ONeal.

Ryan Shelton 1 year, 2 months ago

Darn, you beat me to it! It's funny, living so close to Stoolwater as I do, hearing the diehard OSU fans defend Smart's theatrics. They know it's a losing argument, yet they can't help themselves.

Brianna Zaleski 1 year, 2 months ago

Stoolwater. That's gold right there. Well played

Dave Weroha 1 year, 2 months ago

It's amusing and I get it - rules are rules - and I have flashbacks of Dennis "The Worm" Rodman and even Sasquatch Shaq flopping all over the place - giant men like that throwing themselves onto the commentators' table. What a riot

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