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  1. Shane Battier would welcome anti-flop regulations, but wants offensive floppers penalized as well

    Mar 19, 2012, 5:55 PM EST

    LeBron James, Kane Fitzgerald

    A lot of NBA fans hate “flopping,” or the practice of a defensive player falling back like he was knocked clean out after an offensive player so much as touches him, with a passion. There has even been talk of passing some rules that would penalize a “flop.” Shane Battier, who is among the league…

  2. International goaltending among rule changes Stern wants

    Apr 27, 2011, 9:13 PM EST

    goaltending

    We’re optimists. We’re not going to focus today on the lockout and the “if there is basketball next season” questions, because there will be plenty of time for that coming up. Let’s talk about the game. Because while the league is hammering out financial issues, it will also talk about some rule changes. And one…

  3. D-League to adopts FIBA goaltending, overtime rules; may be NBA testing ground

    Sep 29, 2010, 8:30 AM EST

    After the World Championships, FIBA — meaning the world — adopted some NBA rules. For example, gone is the trapezoid key in international tournaments, replaced by the NBA rectangular key. But now the NBA may be looking at some FIBA rules in return. The D-League — often a testing ground for NBA rule changes —…

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