James Harden to Appeal Fine for Flopping

You’re not going to believe this, but James Harden disagrees with the NBA’s perfectly-reasonable fine on his latest flopping masterpiece. Harden says he will appeal the ruling. Per the Houston Chronicle: “Because of the second violation, Harden was fined $5,000. If he gets a third, he will be fined $10,000. ‘The first one, I really did get hit in the face. I am trying to appeal that right now,’ Harden said. ‘I really did get hit in the face – was just a late reaction. I don’t want to be known as a flopper or a guy who is looking to get calls. I am not that type of player and I never have been.'”