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C.J. Watson warned for flopping

Updated: January 24, 2013, 8:38 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Brooklyn Nets point guard C.J. Watson has been given a warning by the NBA for violating the league's new anti-flopping rules during Wednesday night's victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

In the fourth quarter, the league determined that Watson flopped in order to draw an offensive foul on Timberwolves guard J.J. Barea.

"J.J. Barea's a flopping guy, so I tried to give him a taste of his own medicine," Watson told the YES Network in a postgame interview. "I hope I don't ...

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