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Monday December 9th, 2013

Timberwolves Corey Brewer is averaging a career-high 14 points a game this season. ((AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt) Timberwolves' Corey Brewer is averaging a career-high 14 points a game this season. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

The NBA fined Minnesota Timberwolves guard/forward Corey Brewer $5,000 for flopping, his second offense this season, the league announced.

The flop came occurred with 2:51 remaining in the first quarter of the Timberwolves' 103-82 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday, when Brewer was attempting to guard LeBron James.

Brewer was warned earlier in the season for a flop against the New York Knicks.

The next time Brewer flops, it will result in a $10,000 fine.

DOLLINGER: Rip City revival: Trail Blazers reach No. 1 Brewer is averaging 14.0 points on 45 percent shooting, along with 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game this season.

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