Dwyane Wade Fined for Flopping After Pretending He Got Hit in Face by Ginobili

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJune 8, 2014


Dwyane Wade may have gotten off to a slow start in Game 2 of the 2014 NBA Finals, but his flopping artistry didn't suffer.

Late in the second quarter, Wade fooled the referees into calling a foul on the San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili with a nice acting job:

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Not surprisingly, Wade was fined for flopping:

[Howard Beck]

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There's a reason Ginobili reacted the way he did. Thanks to Wade's theatrics, Ginobili picked up his third personal foul.

Wade sank the two ensuing free throws to cut the Spurs' lead down to 37-36.