Over the years in the NBA, many players have been banned by the authorities after they were found to be using drugs on a large scale. Tireke Evans is one of those players. He last played in the 2018-19 season for the Indiana Pacers but was found to be in violation of the league’s and NBPA’s anti-drug policy. As a result, the same personnel were suspended.
Now, follow ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Tyreke Evans has been assigned a clear path to return to the league, in the very current 2021-22 season. For those who don’t know, Evans may have been reinstated last season. But the recovery process is time-consuming, lengthy, and subject to various approvals required by the NBA and the players’ unions.
Tyreke Evans for a clear path to the NBA again
Furthermore, according to Jason Anderson of The Sacramento Bee, players banned from using drugs need to “meet certain treatment and rehabilitation requirements before he can be rehabilitated”.
“For example, a player expelled for substance abuse must undergo a weekly doping test without a positive result for 12 months before applying for reinstatement.”
After a long wait, Tyreke Evans met all of these requests. Now, the only question is how ready he is to be on the field after more than two and a half seasons without the highest level of basketball. His condition will be key if he wants to return to the NBA.
That being said, Tyreke Evans may be 32 years old, but his career average of 15.7 points per game, 4.5 rebounds and 4.8 assists, suggests he could be the one. an important option for many teams. Furthermore, he also won Rookie of the Year in the 2009-10 season.
With the knockout stages approaching, Evans’ effective long-range ability could come in handy. Finally, in the 2017-18 season, his average was 19.1 points per game with 45.2% shots from the field. His stats suggest that teams are bound to be interested in the veteran keeper.
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