The Milwaukee Bucks have gathered at the Cousin’s Center in St. Francis Wisconsin with the aspirations of the playoffs dancing through their heads.
If the Bucks venture toward the post-season, they’ll have to do it without the benefit of “flopping”. Flops are the exaggerated falls to the floor that seemingly fool the referees and some unintelligent fans.
Players will now get a warning for the first flop, a $5,000 fine for a second violation and the fines will escalate as the flops persist. Six or more flops could lead to a suspension.
Let me say, it’s about time. This has been a long time coming for the NBA. Now if we could only get soccer to adopt the same policy, maybe those hundreds of thousands of sports fans who gave soccer a chance and were so repulsed by not only the low scores but inept physical ability for its players not to writhe around on the field like toddlers throwing a temper tantrum…..maybe 10-12 of those people would come back to witnes that game.
Who am I kidding, we gave soccer a chance….now, on with more football…….of any type.