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Blazers' Terrel Harris suspended five games


Posted Aug 6, 2013 1:38 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The NBA has suspended Portland Trail Blazers guard Terrel Harris for five games for violating the league's drug policy.

Harris was acquired by the Blazers from the Pelicans in July as part of a three-way trade that brought Robin Lopez to Portland and sent guard Tyreke Evans went to the Pelicans and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings.

Harris, a three-year veteran, has played for Miami and New Orleans, averaging 2.3 points and 1.8 rebounds in 42 games.

The suspension, announced Monday, applies to regular season games. Details about the nature of the violation were not disclosed.

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