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NBA player earns foul call by slapping himself in the face

NBA player earns foul call by slapping himself in the face

The Charlotte Hornets' Lance Stephenson took flopping to the next level Saturday night when he slapped himself in the face to draw a foul call. Stephenson used a minor collision with the Warriors' Harrison Barnes as an opportunity to crack himself in the kisser, and his over-the-top reaction was good enough to dupe the ref.

The enigmatic Stephenson is known as one of the more creative floppers and ear-blowers in the NBA.