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Pacers’ Stephenson fined for flopping

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Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson has been fined $5,000 for violating the anti-flopping rules during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the league announced Wednesday.

The incident occurred with 3:37 remaining in the third quarter of Indiana’s 87-83 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Stephenson scored a game-high 25 points, including 10 in the third quarter.