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Reggie Evans mum on flopping fine

Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans dives for a

Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans dives for a loose ball in the first half of a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Nov. 13, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty

Reggie Evans doesn't have much to say about his flopping fine.

The Nets' reserve power forward talked about anything other than the $5,000 fine the NBA gave him for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. Evans was deemed to have duped an official into making a foul call in Tuesday's loss to the Lakers when there was little contact.

Asked before Friday night's matchup with the Clippers if he agreed with the fine, Evans said with a smirk: "Man, you know what? It's going to be so fun playing against my old teammates. I'm looking forward to playing against those guys."

Evans danced around another query about possibly altering his style because the league is watching him -- He's one of the main culprits the NBA used in its footage explaining the new rules.

Asked if he's concerned about the future if he's hit with multiple flopping infractions, Evans again changed the subject: "Why should I be worried about playing against my former team? I practiced with them all year long . . . It's going to be fun playing against those guys."


Rough schedule ahead

Friday night's game began a rugged stretch for the Nets. They will play some of the league's top teams, including the Clippers, Blazers, Knicks, Celtics, Heat and Thunder in a 12-day span.

Deron Williams said that means the Nets have to pull together now.

"We have to get it going," he said. "We have to find a way to get a rhythm going, get some consistency . . . We haven't been able to have steady rotations because of being out and guys just knowing their minutes, and knowing their roles. So, hopefully, we can get to that."

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