Pacers’ Hibbert, Stephenson fined for flopping

Lance Stephenson, LeBron James

MIAMI (AP) — Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers have both been fined for flopping in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Stephenson was fined $10,000 for his second violation of the playoffs. Hibbert was fined $5,000.

Stephenson’s flop with 8:23 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Pacers‘ 93-90 win over the Miami Heat. Hibbert’s was with 5:18 remaining.

Game 6 is Friday in Miami. The Heat lead the series 3-2. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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