The news first made Metta World Peace excited.

The NBA fined Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans $5,000 for flopping on the Lakers forward during Tuesday’s game, a new league initiative passed this season in hopes of deterring such behavior.

“Yes!” World Peace said with delight.

Then the news disappointed him.

The NBA didn’t penalize Nets forward Gerald Wallace, whom World Peace believed flopped twice in the same game.

“That’s ridiculous,” World Peace said. “That’s worse than Evans. I’d rather Gerald Wallace get fined than Evans.”

– Reported by Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News
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