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The league fines players for flopping and flopping can also be grounds for a technical foul. While players have been fined for flopping in games throughout the past few years, I want to know if anyone's ever been suspended for repeated flopping offences?

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    They have to get to at least five offences (six if the warning is included) so I'm going to say it's very unlikely. Nothing in a good Google comes up either.
    – Nij
    Jan 5, 2017 at 5:01
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    @Nij I'd say that is an answer, particularly if you add the reference indicating why you say 5 offences is required.
    – Joe
    Jan 5, 2017 at 21:46
  • Various articles talking about the introduction of penalties, easy enough to find if anybody wants to write the partial answer, but until I can get hold of a decent database of suspensions with reason listed since then, I'm wary of starting an answer.
    – Nij
    Jan 5, 2017 at 21:55

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According to NBA.com, you must be charged with flopping 6 times or more to be suspended for flopping.

Players will get a warning the first time, then be fined $5,000 for a second violation. The fines increase to $10,000 for a third offense, $15,000 for a fourth and $30,000 the fifth time. Six or more could lead to a suspension.

According to this list of fines and suspensions, if I counted correctly, there have been 36 fines handed out for flopping, but no suspensions.

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