Glen Davis Fined $5K for Flopping in Clippers vs. Rockets Game 3

May 9th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis has been fined $5,000 for a flopping violation in Friday night's 124-99 win over the Houston Rockets, the NBA announced Saturday.

The play happened late in the first quarter, when Davis, while attempting to set a screen, purposefully dove to the ground when contacted by Dwight Howard's arm.

It was the second time in as many days a Clippers player received a fine from the league office. Forward Matt Barnes was issued a $50,000 fine Friday for inappropriate language directed toward a fan in Game 2's loss in Houston.

This is also the second flop-related fine issued during the series. The league docked Rockets forward Corey Brewer $5,000 for a flop during the first quarter of Game 2.

Under NBA rules, players receive one flop warning per season before fines begin. A second flop, which Davis' and Brewer's violations fall under, earns a $5,000 fine. Each subsequent flop sees an increase in the fine total—$10,000 for a third, $15,000 for a fourth and $30,000 for a fifth—before the league can consider a suspension.

Davis earned his flop warning in a March game ...

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