The NBA’s new anti-flopping policy is in full effect and on Sunday we saw one of the worst attempts of the year thus far.
Normally a flop occurs when one player makes a move that comes close to making contact and the opposing player plays it off as though he had been hit. But yesterday’s flop in question was an odd case.
During the game between the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns, Sebastian Telfair slapped Knicks backup point guard Pablo Prigioni across the face and played it off like he was the one hit in the arm. (H/T Pro Basketball Talk)
Watch the play below, and decide for yourself whether you believe it’s worthy of a flop warning from the league:
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