Nets named NBA’s floppiest team by SI

Gerald Wallace, Reggie Evans, Tyler Hansbrough

It isn’t NBA awards season yet, but the Nets are already accumulating accolades. In honor of the NBA’s new anti-flopping policy instituted last October,  SI’s Ben Golliver handed out his “flopping centric year-end awards,” or “Floppies.” As a team, the Brooklyn Nets won “Floppers of the Year.” Here’s what he had to say:

C.J. Watson warned for flopping by NBA

C.J. Watson warned for flopping by NBA

Brooklyn Nets guard C.J. Watson has been warned by the NBA for flopping following an out-flop-the-master performance Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Watson, after receiving contact from Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea, flung his arms and head backward in exaggerated fashion to draw the offensive foul call. There was really never any doubt that Watson […]

Gerald Wallace fined $5,000 by NBA for flopping

The Brooklyn Nets: First in Flop. Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping policy for the second time. Wallace, who is incurring his second flopping violation, was fined for an excessive flail-back flop on LeBron James near the end of the third quarter of Saturday night’s 102-89 loss […]

Gerald Wallace receives flopping warning from NBA

Gerald Wallace receives flopping warning from NBA

#FloppinIsAHabit. Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace has received a warning from the NBA for flopping in Monday night’s game against the Manhattan/New York Knicks. Wallace is now the second Nets player to receive a flopping warning: Reggie Evans has already received two this year. Funnily enough, Wallace won ESPN’s much-heralded Flop of the Night […]

Reggie Evans fined $5,000 by NBA for flopping

reggie evans

According to Yahoo! Sports reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, Brooklyn Nets power forward Reggie Evans has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for his second flopping offense of the season. Evans is the first player to be fined by the NBA under its new flopping rules. The fine comes with his second warning, which occurred last night […]

Reggie Evans warned by NBA, wins coveted “Flop of the Night” Award

Brooklyn Nets, Brook Lopez, Reggie Evans

Reggie Evans has a reputation in the NBA as a flopper, and it’s not unwarranted. Evans gained this reputation mostly in Los Angeles, between embellished falls like losing himself over a screen and flying backward after a weak elbow. Well, Evans hasn’t left Hollywood in Hollywood. A repeat winner in ESPN’s “Flop of the Night” […]