11 Goofy Basketball Flop GIFs

Who said athletes don’t make good actors? Uncle Drew would be ashamed at these young blood tactics.

A flop is when a player pretends to be fouled when there is little or no physical contact.

Flopping was a major problem in the NBA in the 2011-2012 season, which led to severe fines for obvious cases of flopping today. But some of the flop’s greatest hits will forever be immortalized in GIF form!

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1. Players could flop at any time, as long as an opposing player was near.

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2. Theatricality and deception… powerful agents if you’re looking for that freethrow!

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3. You had to get those hands in the air.

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4. And react in a timely fashion, or else.

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5. Being good at “the worm” probably helped.

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6. The ability to spin was useful.

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7. And you definitely had to have strong knees.

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8. You could put a little “Matrix” into it…

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9. Or use it to counteract a flop. The anti-flop!

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10. You could even flop on the go.

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11. At least the opposing team remembered to laugh about it!

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Watch Uncle Drew bring back the old school ball, before all this floppy nonsense was a problem.

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