An NBA player just threw away his career following a shocking announcement
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In a shocking move, the NBA announced OJ Mayo has been “dismissed and disqualified” from the NBA for the next two years following a violation of the Anti-Drug Program.

Mayo, just 28, has played eight seasons in the NBA, where he 13 points on 42 percent shooting from the field.

Whether Mayo can return to the court or not will remain to be seen. According to Ken Berger, Mayo cannot be suspended for PEDs, it would have to be a “drug abuse.”

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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