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Video: Clippers Reggie Evans with terrible soccer flop

Apr 23, 2012, 9:15 AM EDT

If you ever see the Clippers Reggie Evans in person your first thought is that he is an absolute tank of a man. He is one of the handful of guys you see in an NBA locker room and think he could play in the NFL.

Which makes the blatant flop above all the more ridiculous. There are European soccer players who think that was a bad flop.

The guys at ESPN’s Hoopidea and television analyst Jeff Van Gundy have been on a crusade lately to rid the game of flopping. I think there may be better battles to fight, but to each his own. However I will agree here — why can’t the league come in and fine or create some kind of after-the-fact punishment for clear flops like this? Why is this allowed to go on unchecked?

Hat tip to for this video.

  1. cakemixa - Apr 23, 2012 at 9:29 AM

    Even worse than the actual flop, this was initially called a FLAGRANT 2! My goodness, how could they have possibly have thought it was worthy of that?

  2. Mr. Wright 212 - Apr 23, 2012 at 9:51 AM

    And the ref was standing RIGHT THERE.

  3. nygrwy - Apr 23, 2012 at 12:02 PM

    I forgot what game it was. I think it was against the Hornets. There was very little time left and Chris Paul tried flopping 3 times in the span of 10 seconds. The game is moving in a terrible direction.

  4. truprof - Apr 23, 2012 at 2:00 PM

    For one of the supposed tough guys in the league, Evans sure can get pushed around easily. What a p(!)ssy.

  5. lmoneyfresh - Apr 23, 2012 at 2:42 PM

    Fits right in on the Clippers.

  6. granadafan - Apr 23, 2012 at 3:50 PM

    Shame on the refs for even calling a foul on Vasquez. At least in soccer, the floppers get penalized when caught.

  7. abchome - Apr 24, 2012 at 8:35 AM

    Flopping isn’t his specialty! lol

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