LIVE › 3-4 a.m. The Mort Report Replay
NEXT › 4:05 a.m. Mike Tirico's Weekend Blitz College
5:05 a.m. Race Day
6:05 a.m. The Sporting Life
6:05 a.m. Financial Fortitude
7:05 a.m. Minnesota Home Talk
8:05 a.m. Cover Your Assets
Updated: January 21st, 2013 6:20pm
Report: Wolves' J.J. Barea busted for flopping again, fined $5,000

Report: Wolves' J.J. Barea busted for flopping again, fined $5,000

J.J. Barea is in trouble for flopping again.

The Minnesota Timberwolves guard was fined $5,000 for his flop in a loss last Monday at Dallas -- his second violation of the NBA's new anti-flopping policy, SI.com reported.

Barea became one of the first two players warned after he flopped on Nov. 5 in a game against Sacramento. In all, 12 players have been warned this season, but only Barea and two others -- Reggie Evans and Gerald Wallace -- have been fined.

Subsequent violations would cost Barea $10,000 for a third offense, $15,000 for a fourth and $30,000 for a fifth, after which he could face an even greater fine or suspension.

So far, it's pocket change to Barea, who is making $4.5 million this season.

In this story: J.J. Barea
6558