Pacers’ Hibbert, Stephenson fined for flopping

The NBA slapped Lance Stephenson (left) and Roy Hibbert (right) with fines for flopping in Game 5.

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MIAMI — 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 came 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.