Chris Paul, Tyreke Evans warned for flopping

Stephen Dunn

The NBA warned Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul and Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans for flopping.

Chris Paul and Tyreke Evans were warned for separate flops during a game on Tuesday between the Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings, the NBA announced on Thursday.

The Kings' Evans received a fine after chasing down a Matt Barnes fastbreak miss and grabbing the rebound. As Barnes came back inbounds to run back on defense, Evans dribbled into the Clippers forward and flailed as he moved back up the court, attempting to draw a foul.

In a separate incident, Sacramento recovered a rebound and off the ball, Paul nudged Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, as Sacramento and the big man walked the ball back up the court. Paul pushed off of Cousins, seemingly surprising the big man, and flailed both arms in the air as if Cousins had pushed him.

Paul did not get a foul called on Cousins, but Evans' flop drew a whistle in the 116-101 victory for Sacramento.

This is the first year the NBA has instituted an anti-flopping policy, and another flop by either Paul or Evans could result in a fine.

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