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Stern warned flopping Evans during warm-ups

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07:57 AM ET 12.10 | Generally speaking, the 6-foot-8, 245-pound Reggie Evans is a tough customer. [Evans] is a brawny, feisty rebounding machine who loves a good collision. It takes a lot to make him cringe. A brief exchange with Commissioner David Stern might have done it. Evans was warming up for the Nets' Nov. 3 opener at Barclays Center when he spotted Stern near the court. He ambled over to congratulate the commissioner on his pending retirement. Stern said thanks, then hit Evans with a two-word retort that nearly knocked him over: "Don't flop." "He's like, 'Stop flopping,'" Evans recalled with a rueful grin in an interview last week. "David Stern told me that. I laughed. He was laughing." ... Laughter aside, this is a sensitive area for Evans.

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December 10, 2012  09:01 AM ET

Stern has been flopping of late....

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December 10, 2012  09:06 AM ET
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At least thats what his wife has been saying.

LMAO

December 10, 2012  09:11 AM ET

This old dog was taught a new trick and now you want to decode him? What the ****, its like trying to express everything you have to say in a 16 bar song.

December 10, 2012  09:31 AM ET

Flopping Is Flopping Only If You Get Caught, Bro.

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December 10, 2012  01:29 PM ET

I've noticed Lebron is not pretending a six foot guard pushing him around now that fines are being handed out.

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