Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans dismissed from NBA for two years for drug violation

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Guard Tyreke Evans, who played for the Indiana Pacers this season, has been “dismissed and disqualified” from the NBA for two years for violating the league’s anti-drug program.

Evans, 29, averaged 10.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game with the Pacers. He averaged 15.7 points per game in his career after being drafted fourth overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2009.

The NBA said Evans is eligible to apply for reinstatement to the league in two years. 

Evans was suspended for one game early in the season for tardiness and missed games later in the season for personal reasons. 

Pacers guard Tyreke Evans has been banned for a violation of the league's anti-drug policy.
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Pacers guard Tyreke Evans has been banned for a violation of the league’s anti-drug policy. 

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He had expressed interest in returning to the Pacers after they were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

The Pacers released the following statement:

“The Indiana Pacers were informed Friday by the NBA that Tyreke Evans has been dismissed from the league for a violation of the league’s anti-drug policy. 

“We take these matters seriously and will reach out to Tyreke to offer our support.”

The NBA’s list of drugs of abuse include amphetamines, benzodiazepines, cocaine, LSD and opiates. Marijuana is not a drug of abuse, according to the NBA’s drug policy.

The last player suspended under this policy was O.J. Mayo on July 1, 2016. According to a Sports Illustrated story, Mayo “acknowledged … abusing a prescription pain medication that triggered his two-year ban.”

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May 8: Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) shoots against Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) during Game 5. Milwaukee won 116-91. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
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May 7: Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) battle for position in the second quarter in Game 5. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
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May 7: Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray shoots around Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood (5) in the second quarter of Game 5. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
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May 7: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard drives to the basket as 76ers stars Jimmy Butler (23) and Jimmy Butler look on during Game 5. Toronto routed Philadelphia 125-89 to take a 3-2 series lead. Nick Turchiaro, USA TODAY Sports
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May 6: Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) looks for room to shoot over Rockets defender Austin Rivers (25) during Game 4. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
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May 6: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) tries to keep the ball away from Celtics defender Jayson Tatum (0) during Game 4. Greg M. Cooper, USA TODAY Sports
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May 5: Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) tries to drive against Trail Blazers defender C.J. McCollum (3) during Game 4 in Portland. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 5: Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) puts up an off-balanced shot over Nuggets defenders Torrey Craig (3) and Paul Millsap (4) during Game 4. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 5: Blazers defenders Rodney Hood (5) and Enes Kanter (00) try to box out Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during Game 4. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 5: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam throws down the one-handed slam during Game 4 against the 76ers. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
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May 5: Raptors defender Serge Ibaka (9) blocks the shot attempt by 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) during Game 4. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
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May 4: Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots over the out-stretched hand of Warriors defender Kevin Durant (35) during Game 3 in Hosuton. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
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May 4: Rockets center Clint Capela (15) hits the floor to corral a loose ball during Game 3 against the Warriors. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
May 4: Warriors guard Steph Curry (30) misses a dunk attempt during Game 3 against the Rockets.
May 4: Warriors guard Steph Curry (30) misses a dunk attempt during Game 3 against the Rockets. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
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May 3: Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood celebrates with teammates after a 140-137 quadruple overtime victory in Game 3 against the Denver Nuggets. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 3: Portland Trail Blazers guard Rodney Hood (5) reacts after hitting the game-winning shot during the fourth overtime against the Denver Nuggets in Game 3. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 3: Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee (24) reacts after being fouled by Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins (33) in the first half of Game 3. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
May 3: Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) chases a loose ball against Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter in the first half of Game 3.
May 3: Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) chases a loose ball against Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter in the first half of Game 3. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
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May 3: Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3. Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports
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May 3: Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and center Brook Lopez during the first half of Game 3. Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports
May 3: Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward tries to pass the ball against Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half of Game 3.
May 3: Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward tries to pass the ball against Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half of Game 3. Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports
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May 2: Sixers center Joel Embiid celebrates a big bucket during Game 3 against the Raptors in Philadelphia. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
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May 2: Sixers guard Ben Simmons (25) drives and shoots during Game 3 against the Raptors. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
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May 2: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scramble for a loose ball against 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) during Game 3. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
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May 1: Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum (3) rises up for the jumper over Nuggets defender Jamal Murray (27) during Game 2 in Denver. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
May 1: Blazers defender Zach Collins (33) stops Nuggets guard Malik Beasley (25) at the rim during Game 2.
May 1: Blazers defender Zach Collins (33) stops Nuggets guard Malik Beasley (25) at the rim during Game 2. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
May 1: Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives to the bucket during Game 2 against the Blazers.
May 1: Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives to the bucket during Game 2 against the Blazers. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 30: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry blocks the shot of Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the second quarter in Game 2.
April 30: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry blocks the shot of Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the second quarter in Game 2. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 30: The Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry blocks the shot of Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the second quarter in Game 2.
April 30: The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry blocks the shot of Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the second quarter in Game 2. Kyle Terada, Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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April 30: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dives for the loose ball in front of Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during Game 2. Milwaukee roted Boston 123-102. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 30: Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) and center Al Horford (42) double-team Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34)  during Milwaukee's 123-102 victory in Game 2.
April 30: Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) and center Al Horford (42) double-team Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during Milwaukee’s 123-102 victory in Game 2. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
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April 30: The Bucks’ D.J. Wilson (5) slices through the lane for a basket against the Celtics during Game 2 in Milwaukee. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 30: Celtics center Robert Williams III (44) throws down a dunk during the fourth quarter of Game 2 against the Bucks.
April 30: Celtics center Robert Williams III (44) throws down a dunk during the fourth quarter of Game 2 against the Bucks. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 29: Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) makes a move to the basket past Trail Blazers defenders Rodney Hood (5) and Enes Kanter during Game 1 in Denver.
April 29: Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) makes a move to the basket past Trail Blazers defenders Rodney Hood (5) and Enes Kanter during Game 1 in Denver. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 29: Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) drives to the bucket for the up-and-under score past Trail Blazers defender Zach Collins (33) during Game 1.
April 29: Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) drives to the bucket for the up-and-under score past Trail Blazers defender Zach Collins (33) during Game 1. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 29: Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) tries to pas out of the triple-team by Trail Blazers defender Damian Lillard (0), Evan Turner (1) and Rodney Hood (5) during Game 1.
April 29: Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) tries to pas out of the triple-team by Trail Blazers defender Damian Lillard (0), Evan Turner (1) and Rodney Hood (5) during Game 1. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 29: Sixers guard Jimmy Butler (23) takes the tough shot over Raptors defender Kawhi Leonard (2) during Game 2 in Toronto.
April 29: Sixers guard Jimmy Butler (23) takes the tough shot over Raptors defender Kawhi Leonard (2) during Game 2 in Toronto. Tom Szczerbowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 29: Raptors guard Fred VanVleet passes while falling to the floor during Game 2 against the 76ers.
April 29: Raptors guard Fred VanVleet passes while falling to the floor during Game 2 against the 76ers. Tom Szczerbowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) tries to back down Rockets defender Chris Paul (3) during Game 1 in Oakland.
April 28: Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) tries to back down Rockets defender Chris Paul (3) during Game 1 in Oakland. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Warriors guard Steph Curry (30) helps out the ref and points to the spot where Rockets guard James Harden (13) stepped out of bounds and turned the ball over during Game 1
April 28: Warriors guard Steph Curry (30) helps out the ref and points to the spot where Rockets guard James Harden (13) stepped out of bounds and turned the ball over during Game 1 Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots over Warriors defender Klay Thompson (11) during Game 1.
April 28: Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots over Warriors defender Klay Thompson (11) during Game 1. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives to the hop against Bucks defender Eric Bledsoe (6) during Game 1 in Milwaukee.
April 28: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) drives to the hop against Bucks defender Eric Bledsoe (6) during Game 1 in Milwaukee. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Celtics defender Al Horford (42) ties up Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) on a drive to the hoop during Game 1.
April 28: Celtics defender Al Horford (42) ties up Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) on a drive to the hoop during Game 1. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 28: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rises up for the one-handed slam during Game 1 against hte Celtics.
April 28: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rises up for the one-handed slam during Game 1 against hte Celtics. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 27: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam throws down the two-handed slam during Game 1 against the 76ers in Toronto.
April 27: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam throws down the two-handed slam during Game 1 against the 76ers in Toronto. Dan Hamilton, USA TODAY Sports
April 27: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) takes the bump as he drives to drive against 76ers defender Ben Simmons (25) during Game 1.
April 27: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) takes the bump as he drives to drive against 76ers defender Ben Simmons (25) during Game 1. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 27: Nuggets guard Gary Harris rises up for the two-handed slam during Game 7 against the Spurs in Denver.
April 27: Nuggets guard Gary Harris rises up for the two-handed slam during Game 7 against the Spurs in Denver. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
April 27: Nuggets defender Mason Plumlee (24) blocks a shot attempt by Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) during Game 7.
April 27: Nuggets defender Mason Plumlee (24) blocks a shot attempt by Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) during Game 7. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
April 26: The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant blocks the shot from the LA Clippers' Danilo Gallinari at the net during Game 6 at Staples Center. The Warriors defeated the Clippers 129-110 to win the series 4-2.
April 26: The Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant blocks the shot from the LA Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari at the net during Game 6 at Staples Center. The Warriors defeated the Clippers 129-110 to win the series 4-2. Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports
April 25: Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) drives to the bucket against Nuggets defender Will Barton (5) during Game 6 in San Antonio.
April 25: Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) drives to the bucket against Nuggets defender Will Barton (5) during Game 6 in San Antonio. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 25: Spurs guard Bryn Forbes dives towards the courtside seats while chasing after a loose ball during Game 6 against the Nuggets.
April 25: Spurs guard Bryn Forbes dives towards the courtside seats while chasing after a loose ball during Game 6 against the Nuggets. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) puts up a floater in the lane during Game 5 against the Warriors in Oakland.
April 24: Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) puts up a floater in the lane during Game 5 against the Warriors in Oakland. Kelley L. Cox, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Clippers defender Patrick Beverley (21) draws a charge against Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during Game 5.
April 24: Clippers defender Patrick Beverley (21) draws a charge against Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during Game 5. Kelley L. Cox, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Warriors forward Kevin Durant glides to the bucket for the one-handed slam during Game 5 against the Clippers.
April 24: Warriors forward Kevin Durant glides to the bucket for the one-handed slam during Game 5 against the Clippers. Kelley L. Cox, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Rockets guard James Harden celebrates with fans as he leaves the floor after eliminating the Jazz in Game 5.
April 24: Rockets guard James Harden celebrates with fans as he leaves the floor after eliminating the Jazz in Game 5. Erik Williams, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks to drive against Jazz defender Jae Crowder (99) during Game 5 in Houston.
April 24: Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks to drive against Jazz defender Jae Crowder (99) during Game 5 in Houston. Erik Williams, USA TODAY Sports
April 24: Rockets defender James Harden (13) blocks a shot attempt by Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) during Game 5.
April 24: Rockets defender James Harden (13) blocks a shot attempt by Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) during Game 5. Tim Warner, Getty Images
April 23: The Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard reacts after making the game-winning shot at the buzzer against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5.
April 23: The Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard reacts after making the game-winning shot at the buzzer against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5. Craig Mitchelldyer, AP
April 23: Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) passes the ball to center Nikola Jokic (15) around San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge during Game 5 at the Pepsi Center.
April 23: Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) passes the ball to center Nikola Jokic (15) around San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge during Game 5 at the Pepsi Center. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 23:  Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley during Game 5 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers eliminated the Nets with a 122-100 win.
April 23: Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley during Game 5 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers eliminated the Nets with a 122-100 win. Eric Hartline, USA TODAY Sports
April 23: Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac  (1) reaches for the ball over Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during Game 5 at Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors eliminated the Magic with a 115-96 win.
April 23: Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac (1) reaches for the ball over Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during Game 5 at Scotiabank Arena. The Raptors eliminated the Magic with a 115-96 win. Dan Hamilton, USA TODAY Sports
April 22: Jazz guard Ricky Rubio reacts after being fouled by Rockets guard James Harden during Game 4.
April 22: Jazz guard Ricky Rubio reacts after being fouled by Rockets guard James Harden during Game 4. Rick Bowmer, AP
April 22: Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) spins past Rockets defender Austin Rivers (25) during Game 4 in Salt Lake City.
April 22: Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) spins past Rockets defender Austin Rivers (25) during Game 4 in Salt Lake City. Jeffrey Swinger, USA TODAY Sports
April 22: Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell throws down the one-handed slam during Game 4 against the Rockets.
April 22: Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell throws down the one-handed slam during Game 4 against the Rockets. Jeffrey Swinger, USA TODAY Sports
April 22: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives and draws the foul on Pistons defender Blake Griffin (23) during Game 4 in Detroit.
April 22: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives and draws the foul on Pistons defender Blake Griffin (23) during Game 4 in Detroit. Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports
April 22: Pistons forward Blake Griffin gets a standing ovation as he leaves the floor after fouling out against the Bucks in Game 4.
April 22: Pistons forward Blake Griffin gets a standing ovation as he leaves the floor after fouling out against the Bucks in Game 4. Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Thunder defender Nerlens Noel (3) blocks a shot attempt by Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during Game 4 in Oklahoma City.
April 21: Thunder defender Nerlens Noel (3) blocks a shot attempt by Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during Game 4 in Oklahoma City. Rob Ferguson, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) looks for a driving lane against Thunder defender Dennis Schroder (17) during Game 4.
April 21: Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) looks for a driving lane against Thunder defender Dennis Schroder (17) during Game 4. Rob Ferguson, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) tries to keep the ball away from Magic defender D.J. Augustin (14) during Game 4 in Orlando.
April 21: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) tries to keep the ball away from Magic defender D.J. Augustin (14) during Game 4 in Orlando. Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Magic center Khem Birch (24) fights for rebound position between Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) and guard Danny Green (14) during Game 4.
April 21: Magic center Khem Birch (24) fights for rebound position between Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) and guard Danny Green (14) during Game 4. Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) rises and shoots over Clippers defender Montrezl Harrell (5) during Game 4 in Los Angeles.
April 21: Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) rises and shoots over Clippers defender Montrezl Harrell (5) during Game 4 in Los Angeles. Gary A. Vasquez, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Warriors forward Kevin Durant throws down the two-handed slam during Game 4 against the Clippers.
April 21: Warriors forward Kevin Durant throws down the two-handed slam during Game 4 against the Clippers. Gary A. Vasquez, USA TODAY Sports
April 21: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum dunks in front of  Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during Game 4. The Celtics swept the Pacers in the first-round series.
April 21: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum dunks in front of Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during Game 4. The Celtics swept the Pacers in the first-round series. Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks for room to maneuver on the perimeter against Jazz defender Ricky Rubio (3) during Game 3 in Salt Lake City.
April 20: Rockets guard James Harden (13) looks for room to maneuver on the perimeter against Jazz defender Ricky Rubio (3) during Game 3 in Salt Lake City. Russell Isabella, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) stuffs Rockets guard James Harden (13) at the rim during Game 3.
April 20: Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) stuffs Rockets guard James Harden (13) at the rim during Game 3. Russell Isabella, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Pistons guard Langston Galloway (9) corrals a loose ball despite the hit from Bucks guard George Hill (3) during Game 3 in Detroit.
April 20: Pistons guard Langston Galloway (9) corrals a loose ball despite the hit from Bucks guard George Hill (3) during Game 3 in Detroit. Raj Mehta, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Bucks guard Pat Connaughton (24) drives to the hoop against Pistons defender Andre Drummond (0) during Game 3.
April 20: Bucks guard Pat Connaughton (24) drives to the hoop against Pistons defender Andre Drummond (0) during Game 3. Raj Mehta, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) drives to the bucket against Spurs defender Jakob Poeltl (25) during Game 4 in San Antonio.
April 20: Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) drives to the bucket against Spurs defender Jakob Poeltl (25) during Game 4 in San Antonio. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) moves to the basket past Nuggets defender Monte Morris (11) during Game 4.
April 20: Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) moves to the basket past Nuggets defender Monte Morris (11) during Game 4. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Sixers center Joel Embiid, left, is held back by referee Scott Foster from an altercation with the Nets during Game 4 in Brooklyn.
April 20: Sixers center Joel Embiid, left, is held back by referee Scott Foster from an altercation with the Nets during Game 4 in Brooklyn. Noah K. Murray, USA TODAY Sports
April 20: Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1) tries to shoot over 76ers defender Joel Embiid (21) during Game 4.
April 20: Nets guard D’Angelo Russell (1) tries to shoot over 76ers defender Joel Embiid (21) during Game 4. Noah K. Murray, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Thunder guard Russell Westbrook rocks the baby after a big second-half bucket during Game 3 against the Trail Blazers.
April 19: Thunder guard Russell Westbrook rocks the baby after a big second-half bucket during Game 3 against the Trail Blazers. Alonzo Adams, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Trail Blazers guard Evan Turner (1) tries to find room to work against Thunder defender Paul George (13) during Game 3 in Oklahoma City.
April 19: Trail Blazers guard Evan Turner (1) tries to find room to work against Thunder defender Paul George (13) during Game 3 in Oklahoma City. Alonzo Adams, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots the fallaway jumper over Pacers defender Myles Turner (33) during Game 3.
April 19: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) shoots the fallaway jumper over Pacers defender Myles Turner (33) during Game 3. Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) and Pacers guard Cory Joseph (6) chase after a loose ball during Game 3 in Indianapolis.
April 19: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) and Pacers guard Cory Joseph (6) chase after a loose ball during Game 3 in Indianapolis. Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Raptors center Serge Ibaka gets fired up after a big 3-pointer during Game 3 against the Magic in Orlando.
April 19: Raptors center Serge Ibaka gets fired up after a big 3-pointer during Game 3 against the Magic in Orlando. Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports
April 19: Raptors guard Danny Green (14) tries to drive against Magic defender Evan Fournier (10) during Game 3.
April 19: Raptors guard Danny Green (14) tries to drive against Magic defender Evan Fournier (10) during Game 3. Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Warriors forward Kevin Durant  (35) tries to work around Clippers defender Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) during Game 3 in Los Angeles.
April 18: Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) tries to work around Clippers defender Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) during Game 3 in Los Angeles. Kelvin Kuo, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Warriors guard Klay Thompson soars to the bucket for a one-handed slam during Game 4 against the Clippers.
April 18: Warriors guard Klay Thompson soars to the bucket for a one-handed slam during Game 4 against the Clippers. Kelvin Kuo, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) rises up for the two-handed flush over Nuggets defender Nikola Jokic (15) during Game 4.
April 18: Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) rises up for the two-handed flush over Nuggets defender Nikola Jokic (15) during Game 4. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Spurs guard Derrick White celebrates a big 3-pointer during Game 4 against the Nuggets in San Antonio.
April 18: Spurs guard Derrick White celebrates a big 3-pointer during Game 4 against the Nuggets in San Antonio. Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Sixers forward Ben Simmons (25) pass over Nets defenders DeMarre Carroll (9) and Ed Davis (17) during Game 4 in Brooklyn.
April 18: Sixers forward Ben Simmons (25) pass over Nets defenders DeMarre Carroll (9) and Ed Davis (17) during Game 4 in Brooklyn. Wendell Cruz, USA TODAY Sports
April 18: Nets forward Jared Dudley (6) tries to hold his ground against 76ers center Boban Marjanovic (51) during Game 4.
April 18: Nets forward Jared Dudley (6) tries to hold his ground against 76ers center Boban Marjanovic (51) during Game 4. Wendell Cruz, USA TODAY Sports
April 17: Houston Rockets guard James Harden is defended by the Utah Jazz in the first half of Game 2 at Toyota Center. The Rockets won the game, 118-98.
April 17: Houston Rockets guard James Harden is defended by the Utah Jazz in the first half of Game 2 at Toyota Center. The Rockets won the game, 118-98. Thomas Shea, USA TODAY Sports
April 17:  Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo drives between Detroit guard Ish Smith (14) and forward Thon Maker (7) during Game 2. Antetokounmpo scored 26 points as the Bucks beat the Pistons 120-99.
April 17: Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo drives between Detroit guard Ish Smith (14) and forward Thon Maker (7) during Game 2. Antetokounmpo scored 26 points as the Bucks beat the Pistons 120-99. Jeff Hanisch, USA TODAY Sports
April 17: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum throws down a dunk during Game 2 against the Pacers. Tatum scored 26 points as Boston rallied for a 99-91 win.
April 17: Celtics forward Jayson Tatum throws down a dunk during Game 2 against the Pacers. Tatum scored 26 points as Boston rallied for a 99-91 win. Greg M. Cooper, USA TODAY Sports
April 17: Indiana guard Wesley Matthews (23) battles for a loose ball with Boston  guard Jaylen Brown (7) during Game 2. The Celtics rallied to beat the Pacers 99-91.
April 17: Indiana guard Wesley Matthews (23) battles for a loose ball with Boston guard Jaylen Brown (7) during Game 2. The Celtics rallied to beat the Pacers 99-91. Greg M. Cooper, USA TODAY Sports
April 16: Thunder guard Russell Westbrook goes for a loose ball in the stands in Game 2 against the Trail Blazers.
April 16: Thunder guard Russell Westbrook goes for a loose ball in the stands in Game 2 against the Trail Blazers. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
April 16: Nuggets guard Jamal Murray goes to the basket as Spurs guard Bryn Forbes defends in the second quarter of Game 2. The Nuggets won the game, 114-105.
April 16: Nuggets guard Jamal Murray goes to the basket as Spurs guard Bryn Forbes defends in the second quarter of Game 2. The Nuggets won the game, 114-105. Isaiah J. Downing, USA TODAY Sports
April 16: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard drives to the basket and shoots over three Magic players during Game 2. Leonard scored 37 points in the 111-82 win.
April 16: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard drives to the basket and shoots over three Magic players during Game 2. Leonard scored 37 points in the 111-82 win. Nick Turchiaro, USA TODAY Sports
April 15: Montrezl Harrell celebrates after the Clippers stunned the Warriors with the biggest comeback in playoff history to win Game 2 in Oakland.
April 15: Montrezl Harrell celebrates after the Clippers stunned the Warriors with the biggest comeback in playoff history to win Game 2 in Oakland. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 15: Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins limps off the floor after a quad injury early in Game 2 against the Clippers.
April 15: Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins limps off the floor after a quad injury early in Game 2 against the Clippers. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 15: 76ers guard Ben Simmons tries to pump up the crowd during Game 2 against the Nets.
April 15: 76ers guard Ben Simmons tries to pump up the crowd during Game 2 against the Nets. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 15: 76ers center Boban Marjanovic throws down a one-handed slam during Game 2 against the Nets.
April 15: 76ers center Boban Marjanovic throws down a one-handed slam during Game 2 against the Nets. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 15: Nets forward Rodions Kurucs tries to drive between 76ers defenders Tobias Harris and Jimmy Butler during Game 2 in Philadelphia.
April 15: Nets forward Rodions Kurucs tries to drive between 76ers defenders Tobias Harris and Jimmy Butler during Game 2 in Philadelphia. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Rockets guard James Harden puts up a floater over Jazz defender Derrick Favors during Game 1 in Houston.
April 14: Rockets guard James Harden puts up a floater over Jazz defender Derrick Favors during Game 1 in Houston. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Rockets guard James Harden and Jazz forward Jae Crowder scramble for a loose ball during Game 1.
April 14: Rockets guard James Harden and Jazz forward Jae Crowder scramble for a loose ball during Game 1. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Danuel House Jr. celebrates a big fourth-quarter during the Rockets' Game 1 victory over the Jazz.
April 14: Danuel House Jr. celebrates a big fourth-quarter during the Rockets’ Game 1 victory over the Jazz. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rises up for the monster one-handed slam during Game 1 against the Pistons.
April 14: Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rises up for the monster one-handed slam during Game 1 against the Pistons. Michael McLoone, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Bucks forward Pat Connaughton gets fouled on his way to the bucket during Game 1 against the Pistons.
April 14: Bucks forward Pat Connaughton gets fouled on his way to the bucket during Game 1 against the Pistons. Michael McLoone, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu fights for a loose ball with Thunder forward Paul George during Game 1 in Portland.
April 14: Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu fights for a loose ball with Thunder forward Paul George during Game 1 in Portland. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard tries to drive between Thunder defenders Steven Adams and Paul George during Game 1.
April 14: Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard tries to drive between Thunder defenders Steven Adams and Paul George during Game 1. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter and Thunder center Steven Adams jockey for rebound position during Game 1.
April 14: Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter and Thunder center Steven Adams jockey for rebound position during Game 1. Jaime Valdez, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Celtics center Al Horford throws down the one-handed slam during Game 1 against the Pacers.
April 14: Celtics center Al Horford throws down the one-handed slam during Game 1 against the Pacers. Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports
April 14: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving looks for a call during Game 1 against the Pacers.
April 14: Celtics guard Kyrie Irving looks for a call during Game 1 against the Pacers. Bob DeChiara, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge pulls in a rebound during Game 1 against the Nuggets.
April 13: Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge pulls in a rebound during Game 1 against the Nuggets. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Spurs guard Derrick White steals the ball away from Nuggets guard Jamal Murray during the fourth quarter of Game 1.
April 13: Spurs guard Derrick White steals the ball away from Nuggets guard Jamal Murray during the fourth quarter of Game 1. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Spurs forward Rudy Gay reaches to secure a rebound during Game 1 against the Nuggets.
April 13: Spurs forward Rudy Gay reaches to secure a rebound during Game 1 against the Nuggets. Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Referee Ed Malloy ejects Warriors forward Kevin Durant and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley during the fourth quarter of Game 1.
April 13: Referee Ed Malloy ejects Warriors forward Kevin Durant and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley during the fourth quarter of Game 1. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates a bucket during Game 1 against the Clippers.
April 13: Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates a bucket during Game 1 against the Clippers. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Warriors forward Draymond Green gets fired up during Game 1 against the Clippers.
April 13: Warriors forward Draymond Green gets fired up during Game 1 against the Clippers. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Evan Fournier reacts after Magic guard D.J. Augustin hit the game-winning 3-pointer against the Raptors in Game 1.
April 13: Evan Fournier reacts after Magic guard D.J. Augustin hit the game-winning 3-pointer against the Raptors in Game 1. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Magic forward Wesley Iwundu fouls Raptors center Marc Gasol during the first half of Game 1.
April 13: Magic forward Wesley Iwundu fouls Raptors center Marc Gasol during the first half of Game 1. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Raptors center Marc Gasol defends against Magic guard Evan Fournier during Game 1.
April 13: Raptors center Marc Gasol defends against Magic guard Evan Fournier during Game 1. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Raptors fans at Jurassic Park outside of Scotiabank Arena prior to Game 1 against the Magic.
April 13: Raptors fans at Jurassic Park outside of Scotiabank Arena prior to Game 1 against the Magic. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Nets guard Caris LeVert scores past 76ers forward Tobias Harris during Game 1.
April 13: Nets guard Caris LeVert scores past 76ers forward Tobias Harris during Game 1. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: 76ers center Joel Embiid blocks the shot attempt of Nets forward DeMarre Carroll in Game 1.
April 13: 76ers center Joel Embiid blocks the shot attempt of Nets forward DeMarre Carroll in Game 1. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: 76ers guard Jimmy Butler reacts after scoring and being fouled  during Game 1 against the Nets.
April 13: 76ers guard Jimmy Butler reacts after scoring and being fouled during Game 1 against the Nets. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: 76ers guard Ben Simmons blocks the shot attempt of Nets forward DeMarre Carroll during Game 1.
April 13: 76ers guard Ben Simmons blocks the shot attempt of Nets forward DeMarre Carroll during Game 1. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports
April 13: Delaware Blue Coats ambassador of basketball Joe Richmond juggles balls in front of a giant inflatable of Ben Franklin  before Game 1 of the first-round series between the 76ers and the Nets.
April 13: Delaware Blue Coats ambassador of basketball Joe Richmond juggles balls in front of a giant inflatable of Ben Franklin before Game 1 of the first-round series between the 76ers and the Nets. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports

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