The Milwaukee Bucks officially clinched the NBA’s worst record this season (15-66, as of right now), but that’s not all they were aiming for in Monday night’s 110-100 loss to the Toronto Raptors
. Jeff Adrien committed what has to be in the running for Flop of the Year. Why? Because Adrien actually whacks Jonas Valanciunas across the arm — an obvious foul that referee Ed Malloy missed — and then has the audacity to hit the deck after a Valanciunas “elbow” to the face. Clearly, there was no contact with the elbow, but Adrien’s trickeration worked, as Malloy called the offensive foul.
Good job, good effort, all-around this season, Bucks.
Here’s the play from another angle: