The national basketball Association has lifted the suspension of Charlotte hornets quarterback Malik monk for violating the League’s anti-doping policy, hoops Rumour reports.
Recall that the player was suspended from the games for an indefinite period due to violations of anti-doping rules. According to the NBA‘s collective bargaining agreement, certain violations require a player to participate in a rehabilitation program. In case of violation of the terms of the program, he will be suspended until the medical Board decides that the player has fully passed the rehabilitation program. Apparently, the player passed the program during the downtime of the teams.
Monk missed eight National basketball Association championship games before being forced to suspend the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Head coach Donaldas Kairis left Avtodor
Avtodor head coach Donaldas kairis used an option in the contract that provides for the possibility to terminate the agreement after the 2019/2020 season, the press service of Saratov
The 43-year-old Lithuanian specialist took over the team in early February, signing a contract until the end of the 2020/2021 season. Under the guidance of Kairis, Avtodor won a home victory over Tsmoki-Minsk in the VTB United League championship and suffered away defeats against Zelena-Gura and Khimki.
“I am sincerely grateful for the trust shown and the opportunity to work at Avtodor. I liked working in Saratov and was very happy to be a part of the Saratov club. I wish Avtodor success and good luck in all future endeavors, ” the club’s website quotes kairis as saying.
Source: some NBA players don’t want to end the season because of the racism situation
Former NBA player Matt Barnes said that many NBA players did not want to finish the season interrupted because of the coronavirus because of the adverse psychological situation associated with cruelty and racism in the United States.
“Some of the guys from the Lakers, some of the “clippers”. There are some rumors that some teams feel uncomfortable. Some guys want to play, and some do not”, — quotes the words of Barnes, to “tweet” an American reporter, Josie Johnson.
Recall that on may 25, an African-American George Floyd was detained by police on suspicion of using a false check for $ 20. After the arrest, one of the officers pinned the man’s neck to the asphalt with his knee and held him in this position for about six minutes, despite the detainee’s pleas to let go because he could not breathe. As a result, Floyd lost consciousness. He was taken away by an ambulance, but the hospital could not save his life.
In response to this murder, the United States was engulfed in a wave of unrest.