Toronto Raptors guard Jalen Harris has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating phrases of the anti-drug program, based on Shams Charania.
Harris will miss subsequent season and he is ready to apply for reinstatement in a single yr.
The NBA’s drug coverage applies to gamers who take a look at optimistic for medication of abuse, as marijuana just isn’t included on the listing anymore.
Harris is coming off a rookie season the place he performed 13 video games and averaged 7.4 factors, 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per recreation in 13.2 minutes per recreation.
The 22-year-old had his finest recreation on Could 14 when he scored 31 factors towards the Dallas Mavericks.
The final participant to be dismissed from the league for violating its anti-drug program was Tyreke Evans in 2019.
Evans, 31, can apply for reinstatement this yr if he chooses.