The NBA announced Friday that Grizzlies guard Tony Allen has been fined $5,000 for flopping during a 93-89 loss to the Spurs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on May 21. Allen becomes the fourth player fined under the league's stiffer postseason policy, which eliminated the free warning given during the regular season and assesses escalating fines for each subsequent offense. During the regular season, 19 players were warned for flopping and five of those received fines for a second offense. Knicks guard J.R. Smith, Pacers forward Jeff Pendergraph and Thunder guard Derek Fisher have also been fined during the postseason.
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