JaVale McGee had himself quite the Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers big man racked up nine points, six blocks and three rebounds in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 106-99 win over the Detroit Pistons.
His night also included a ridiculous 3-pointer off the backboard.
That was awesome, but let’s get back to those six blocks they McGee had. It seemingly led to this:
“NBA Salary Cap FAQ,” Larry Coon writes:
The NBA conducts random testing of its players, and provides both treatment programs and penalties for players who test positive for prohibited substances … Players can be subjected to random testing up to four times during a season (two times for HGH) and up to two times during an offseason (one time for HGH; offseason testing is conducted for SPEDs, HGH and diuretics only).
McGee is having a nice year the Lakers, as he is averaging 6.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in just 16.6 minutes per game this season.