First NBA Flopping Warnings J.J. Barea and Donald Sloan

5 October 2012, NBA announced 2012-13 season the NBA would be cracking down on FLOPPING, League officials review plays and inform players if something they did falls under the league’s definition of a flop, which is “any physical act that appears to have been intended to cause the referees to call a foul on another player.”

Now, 5 November 2012 NBA issued 2 players first flopping warnings J.J. Barea in games Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings and Donald Sloan in game Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls on 2 November 2012

NBA Explanation of Anti-Flopping Rule
The determination of whether a player has violated the flopping rule will be made by the League following video review of the play. (Game officials will not make determinations about flopping during games.)

  • The first time a player is determined to have committed a flop, he will be warned by the NBA. Thereafter, the following automatic penalties will apply:
  • Violation 2: $5,000 fine
  • Violation 3: $10,000 fine
  • Violation 4: $15,000 fine
  • Violation 5: $30,000 fine

source; official nba