According to NBA insider Ben Dowsett, the league is not going to topic players to drug testing for marijuana for the upcoming season. With this transfer, the NBA will keep on the identical coverage observe as final season within the Disney bubble. However, Dowsett pointed out that the league hasn’t completely suspended the method. There is a vital caveat for sure players within the league:
“Important clarification here, per source: The NBA’s random marijuana testing program will not run for 20-21, as reported below. However, testing FOR CAUSE – that is, past offenders or those who have given reasonable cause to suspect use – will continue.”
This is actually welcome news for the 420 fanatics within the NBA not on the league’s radar. Cannabis advocates and former NBA hoopers Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson reacted to the news thanking Adam Silver for listening to the players and the analysis; whereas telling the players, they need to be thanking them.