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Flopping is Ruining the NBA

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Doug Gottlieb: "They're not actors, they're thespians. Flopping is an art to them, but it has no place here. It is unwatchable. It is WWE. It is a joke. It is going to cause guys to get thrown out or punished. It is going to change the outcomes of games, which is what you have to be against."

Doug Gottlieb reacts to James Harden's ejection from the 76ers Game 3 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Doug explains how officiating in the NBA is taking center-stage during the most significant moments yet again, and Doug believes the overemphasis on flopping is causing even more questionable calls and unfortunate punishments to take place, harming the state of the entire sport.