The NBA is finally, maybe cracking down on flopping with new rule

Flopping has been one of the most discussed on-court problems in the NBA over the last decade, but it hasn’t been easy for the officials to enforce. The difference between a block (a defensive foul) and a charge (an offensive foul) is already often minuscule and open to interpretation. As more and more rule changes have been put in to favor offenses over the years, defenders have responded by occasionally exaggerating contact in an attempt to get a call the other way. There are hundreds (thousands?) of shameless flops every season, and it’s continued into the 2023 NBA Playoffs.

The NBA is finally ready to crack down on flopping,

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