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Sport Danny Green got randomly drug-tested day after huge put-back dunk

04:35  19 november  2019
04:35  19 november  2019 Source:

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Danny Green of the Lakers, who was drug tested after this dunk . The NBA has a habit of drug testing players after they perform a bit outside their expected norm. Green ’s teammate Alex Caruso earned himself a “ random ” drug test last season after going on an impressive scoring tear after

According to Green , he got called for a drug test immediately after the game. "Catch one dunk and get drug tested ," Green tweeted. "#surprisesurprise". NBA drug tests are supposed to be random , so this was likely just a funny coincidence, but it would be pretty hilarious if the league had a special

Danny Green threw down a massive dunk on Sunday that few people thought he had in his bag, and apparently the league office was equally surprised.

Danny Green holding a basketball© Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers guard got up for a huge put-back slam during Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks, sending the home crowd into a frenzy.

On Monday, an amused Green tweeted that he was drug-tested by the NBA.

For Green, who takes most of his shots from behind the three-point line, the dunk was his first of the season and just the 48th of his 11-year career (per Basketball Reference).

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The policy of random drug testing using hair follicles, which detects drug use going back as far as 90 days , will remain in place in the district. School officials believe that random testing deters drug use. But the American Academy of Pediatrics has said that there is little evidence to back up this theory.

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Interestingly enough, one of Green’s fellow Laker guards knows all about catching supposedly random drug tests under suspect circumstances as well.

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a basketball player during a game: Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates after a dunk by guard Danny Green (14) during the second quarter against the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on November 17, 2019. 

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) LeBron James had 33 points and 13 assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers won in San Antonio for the second time this season with a 114-104 victory Monday night. © 2019 Ronald Cortes SAN ANTONIO,TX - NOVEMBER 25: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates a three-pointer against the San Antonio Spurs in the second half at AT&T Center on November 25 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

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