Pacers' Stephenson fined for flopping vs. Warriors

Pacers' Stephenson fined for flopping vs. Warriors
January 22, 2014, 12:45 pm
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Lance Stephenson violated the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season in a win over the Warriors Monday. (USATSI)

NEW YORK (AP) Indiana guard Lance Stephenson has been fined by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.

The $5,000 penalty was announced on Tuesday.

The violation occurred with 1:37 left in the Pacers' 102-94 victory at Golden State on Monday.

The NBA instituted a crackdown on flopping prior to last season.