NBA suspends Pistons’ Reggie Bullock, Pacers’ Monta Ellis for drug violations

The NBA has suspended Pistons swingman Reggie Bullock and guard Monta Ellis of the Pacers five games each for violating terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

Pierre Garcon Elite Jersey The league announced the action in a statement Friday. Each player’s suspension will begin with the 2017-18 regular-season opener or with the next NBA regular-season game that they are eligible and physically able to play.

Lowdown: This is the only four-peat in the series, and it’s part of the rivalry between Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. This four-part series with a seven-game series that ended on John Havlicek’s steal to preserve a 110-109 Game 7 victory. The Celtics won in five games the following season and marched on to an eighth straight NBA championship in Red Auerbach’s final year as head coach. Hal Greer and Chamberlain led a five-game win for Philadelphia in 1966-67 en route to a championship, but the Celtics won the final installment in seven games.

Lowdown: We’re confident Cavs-Warriors III will be every bit as riveting as the first two chapters given Golden State adds Kevin Durant to the mix. How could you argue? The Warriors won Part I with 26.0 points per game form Stephen Curry, though LeBron James stole the show by nearly averaging a triple-double without injured stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Golden State set a NBA record with 73 regular-season wins the following season, but the Cavs broke Cleveland’s 52-year pro sports championship drought in spectacular fashion by rallying from a 3-1 deficit behind James.

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