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Flip the Flop
I think that the NBA needs to follow the NHL's lead regarding flopping (Point After). If a player is caught diving on the ice during a hockey game, he is given two minutes in the penalty box. Maybe if the NBA started calling fouls on egregious floppers, ultimately costing their team points, we would see fewer theatrics on the court.
Kathleen Muir, Lindenhurst, N.Y.
I agree with Phil Taylor's argument that flopping is turning basketball into a clown show. His joke that corrective action might be available through Congress really got me since Congress is, after all, one institution in which hyperbole and posturing is even more rampant than in the NBA.
Bob Hutcheson, Xenia, Ohio
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