Caught in the act: NBA warns Kevin Love and Corey Brewer for flopping
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The Wolves have demonstrated a few strengths this season: getting to the line, knocking down free throws, creating turnovers, staving off opponents' late charges.
Now, we can add acting to the list.
The NBA has assessed warnings to Corey Brewer and Kevin Love for violating the league's anti-flopping rule. Love and Brewer got the calls Sunday against the New York Knicks, but they didn't escape justice entirely.
Here are the videos of the two violations:
First-time offenders get off with just a warning. After that, the player can be hit with escalating fines, beginning at $5,000, "with the threat of suspension for players who violate the policy on more than six occasions," according to Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated.