League suspends drug testing during coronavirus hiatus
via: Yahoo Sports.

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have reached an agreement to not subject players to drug testing during the coronavirus hiatus according to Chris Haynes from Yahoo Sports.

Normally, players undergo six different random tests  during each season and off-season.

Marijuana, steroids and performance-enhancing drugs are some of the banned substances in the league’s anti-drug program.

According to the CBA, players testing positive for drugs of abuse are banned from the league for a minimum of two years, and players testing positive for performance-enhancing substances are suspended for 25 games for a first violation, 55 games for a second violation and are banned from the league for a minimum of two years for a third violation.

This season, four players tested positive and were suspended 25 games, which was the case for Wilson Chandler, DeAndre AytonJohn Collins and Malik Monk.

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