Phoenix Suns Player Suspended 25 Games for Failed Drug Test

October 28, 2019 by erfa5t8

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 NBA Marijuana Deandre Ayton, the Phoenix Suns first pick in the 2018 NBA draft, was suspended 25 video games on Oct 24 after checking positive for a diuretic.

The NBA s anti-drug program includes random screening for cannabis, steroids and other drugs, < a href=" https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/10/24/suns-deandre-ayton-hit-with-game-suspension-failed-drug-test/" target =” _ blank”

rel=” noopener noreferrer “> The Washington Post reported. Diuretics are oftentimes used to remove, or mask, drugs in the body. Many retail items that help drug users with passing a drug test contain diuretics.

In the NBA, a failed drug test can trigger various outcomes from a caution or a lifelong ban depending upon the drug.

This does not uphold the standards and principles we have set for the group, said Suns GM, James Jones. Deandre has actually expressed his inmost regret. Ayton will need to forfeit around $2.1 countless his $9.6 million wage due to the 25-game suspension.

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