Wilson Chandler Gets 25 Game Suspension

The Brooklyn Nets Forward Wilson Chandler just got popped for Performance Enhancing Drugs. Chandler tested positive for using a drug called Ipamorelin.

Testing positive for Ipamorelin is a violation of the NBA's drug policy. As a penalty, this will Wilson Chandler will serve a 25 Game Suspension without pay.

Chandler is pleading that he was prescribed Ipamorelin for to during his rehabilitation for his injury. 

"During my injury rehab process, before I signed with the Nets, I was prescribed a treatment that included small doses of a substance recently added to the NBA's prohibited substance list. I did not realize this substance was banned, and neither did the doctor. I accept responsibility and apologize to my Nets teammates, coaches, front office and fans for this mistake. I will continue to work hard to prepare for the upcoming season."


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