Charlotte Hornets guard PJ Hairston become an internet sensation on Wednesday night for his flop against the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA, however, didn't find his acting job all too amusing.
Per Todd Dybas of the Washington Times, Hairston was fined $5,000 by the league under the league's anti-flopping policy:
P.J. Hairston fined $5,000 for the flop to end all flops.
— Todd Dybas (@Todd_Dybas) January 15, 2015
The flop occurred in the fourth quarter of the Spurs' 98-93, with Hairston dramatically flying to the ground after minimal contact with Spurs guard Tony Parker. According to the Charlotte Hornets' official Twitter, this is Hairston's second violation of the league's anti-flopping rules this season:
PJ Hairston fined $5,000 for violating NBA's anti-flopping rules for 2nd time this season. Occurred at 11:04 in 4th qtr last nite vs SA.
— Charlotte Hornets PR (@HornetsPR) January 15, 2015
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