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Nets forward Evans fined $5K for flopping

Nets forward Evans fined $5K for flopping

nba.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 21, 2012
Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans has become the first player to be fined for flopping by the NBA, penalized $5,000 for a second offense.
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  • Nets' Wallace sits vs. Warriors due to ankle

    Nets' Wallace sits vs. Warriors due to ankle

    ESPN.com Nov 21, 2012
    Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace will not play Wednesday against the Golden State Warriors.
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  • Create-a-Caption: Andray Blatche has a nose for the basketball …

    Create-a-Caption: Andray Blatche has a nose for the basketball on defense

    yahoo.com Nov 21, 2012
    Just one problem: It's Dwight Howard's. Does deploying Grandpa-style trickery and illusions represent a viable defensive strategy for dealing with a rampaging opposing center in 2012? Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson thinks there's only one way to find…
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  • Dwight Howard airballs free throw, but Nets go away from ‘Hack-…

    Dwight Howard airballs free throw, but Nets go away from ‘Hack-a-Howard’ late in Lakers win (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 21, 2012
    It's not exactly breaking news that Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard doesn't have the smoothest, most successful stroke from the foul line; through his first seven NBA seasons, the All-NBA center shot a touch below 60 percent from the stripe. Ov…
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  • Metta World Peace rubs Avery Johnson’s head after nailing a 3 d…

    Metta World Peace rubs Avery Johnson’s head after nailing a 3 during Lakers win over Nets (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Nov 21, 2012
    On Tuesday, Metta World Peace described for reporters (including Janis Carr of the Orange County Register) his role definition in the Los Angeles Lakers' system under new head coach Mike D'Antoni: "The coach said, 'Go do you.' I said, 'OK, no probl…
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  • GOLLIVER: Lakers edge Nets in D'Antoni's debut

    GOLLIVER: Lakers edge Nets in D'Antoni's debut

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 21, 2012
    Mike D'Antoni relied heavily on his stars to pull off a 95-90 win over the Nets in his Lakers debut. But plenty of work lies ahead, writes Ben Golliver, starting with a sputtering offense.
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  • Kobe Helps Usher In A New Era; A College Player Scores 138 Poin…

    Kobe Helps Usher In A New Era; A College Player Scores 138 Points In One Game

    dimemag.com Nov 21, 2012
    With Mike D’Antoni literally sitting in Phil Jackson‘s old seat (and even walking like him) along the Staples Center sideline, the new Lakers era didn’t exactly start according to plan. They couldn’t make free throws (19-for-37). They couldn’t m
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  • Video - Nets' Evans First Player Fined For Flopping 02:09

    Nets' Evans First Player Fined For Flopping

    Nov 21
    Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com on Nets F Reggie Evans becoming the first player fined by the NBA under the league's new ani-flopping rules.
  • Video - Warriors Rally To Top Nets 00:55

    Warriors Rally To Top Nets

    Nov 21
    Stephen Curry lifts Warriors past Nets.

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