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NBA To Test Players For HGH Beginning In '15-16, With Stiff Penalties For Positive ResultsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15
The NBA "will test for HGH under the league's anti-drug program" beginning next season, according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY. The penalties for positive tests "are stiff: a 20-game suspension for the first positive test, a 45-game suspension for the second positive test and dismissal and dis...
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