The NBA announced the guidelines for technical fouls will expand to include "overt" player reactions to referee calls.
The rule is intended to prevent excessive complaining from players.
When players demonstratively throw their hands in the air or demonstrate how he was fouled by hitting his own arm, a technical will be issued.
Even if a player excessively asks about a call in a civilized, referees are instructed to issue a technical foul.
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They are taking life out of the game. Ever since the 90's they have done nothing to improve the game. The 90's were more physical, and just fun to watch.