Tyreke Evans dismissed from league for violating anti-drug program
NBA.com Global on May 18, 2019 06:13 AM
CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 8: Tyreke Evans #12 of the Indiana Pacers shoots a reverse layup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 8, 2019 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
NBA press release
NEW YORK -- The NBA announced today that Tyreke Evans has been dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.
Under the Anti-Drug Program, Evans is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years.
The NBA, NBA teams, and the Players Association are prohibited from publicly disclosing information regarding the testing or treatment of any NBA player under the Anti-Drug Program, other than to announce a player’s suspension or dismissal from the league.
Indiana Pacers’ Statement on Tyreke Evans:
The Indiana Pacers were informed Friday by the NBA that Tyreke Evans has been dismissed from the league for a violation of the league’s anti-drug policy.
We take these matters seriously and will reach out to Tyreke to offer our support.