DiDi Louzada suspended 25 games for violating anti-drug policy

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Adrian Wojnarowski: ESPN Sources: NBA has suspended Pelicans forward DiDi Louzada for 25 games without pay for violating the NBA/NBPA’s Anti-Drug program. Louzada tested positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone.
Source: Twitter @wojespn

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

The Vertical @YahooSportsNBA
Pelicans forward DiDi Louzada has been suspended for 25 games without pay after testing positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone.
David Griffin released the following statement: pic.twitter.com/4l5lWDBE9M2:31 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Didi Louzada is being suspended for 25 games. Louzada told ESPN he unknowingly took banned substances on a nutritionist’s recommendation back home in Brazil. nola.com/sports/pelican…2:24 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
David Griffin, the Pelicans’ executive vice president of basketball operations on Didi Louzada pic.twitter.com/h3Zl0t0Me92:18 PM

Will Guillory @WillGuillory
David Griffin’s statement on the Didi Louzada suspension pic.twitter.com/LZFURt3tzE2:16 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
After Didi Louzada has been out for five games, the Pelicans can transfer him to the Suspended List. New Orleans would then be able to sign a player to replace Louzada on the roster. – 2:10 PM

Chris Mannix @SIChrisMannix
The NBA has suspended the Pelicans’ DiDi Louzada for 25 games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone, league says. – 2:08 PM

JD Shaw @JShawNBA
The NBA has announced a 25-game suspension for Pelicans guard DiDi Louzada, who violated terms of the league’s Anti-Drug Program by testing positive for Drostanolone and Testosteron. His suspension will start with tonight’s contest against the Clippers. – 2:01 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN story on Pelicans F Didi Louzada’s suspension, including his statement with an explanation and apology: es.pn/3qUxsMj1:59 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN Sources: NBA has suspended Pelicans forward DiDi Louzada for 25 games without pay for violating the NBA/NBPA’s Anti-Drug program. Louzada tested positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone. – 1:57 PM

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JD Shaw: Pelicans’ David Griffin comments on DiDi Louzada being suspended 25 games: pic.twitter.com/zdmPQwrboJ -via Twitter @JShawNBA / November 19, 2021