Wolves’ Corey Brewer fined $5,000 for flopping
Timberwolves’ Corey Brewer is averaging a career-high 14 points a game this season. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
The NBA fined Minnesota Timberwolves guard/forward Corey Brewer $5,000 for flopping, his second offense this season, the league announced.
The flop came occurred with 2:51 remaining in the first quarter of the Timberwolves’ 103-82 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday, when Brewer was attempting to guard LeBron James.
Brewer was warned earlier in the season for a flop against the New York Knicks.
The next time Brewer flops, it will result in a $10,000 fine.
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Brewer is averaging 14.0 points on 45 percent shooting, along with 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game this season.