Didi Louzada of Pelicans suspended 25 games by NBA

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Didi Louzada, LeBron James
(Photo: Stephen Lew)

Didi Louzada of the New Orleans Pelicans has been suspended by the NBA for 25 games for violating the league’s anti-doping policy.

The following statement was released by New Orleans Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin:

“On behalf of the New Orleans Pelicans organization, we were disappointed to learn that Didi Louzada violated the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. After speaking with Didi, we are confident that he understands the full gravity of the situation and regrets the decisions that led to the suspension. We fully support Didi on and off the court as he learns and grows from this experience.”

The 22-year old native of Brazil was a Pelicans second round draft choice in 2019.

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