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After taking supplement, Lewis took his medicine in the form of suspension

Rashard Lewis, suspended for the first 10 games for using a banned substance, is thankful for the support he has received. Rashard Lewis, suspended for the first 10 games for using a banned substance, is thankful for the support he has received. (Elsa/Getty Images)
By Gary Washburn
November 22, 2009

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His NBA career began on a nightmarish June night in 1998 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Rashard Lewis grabbed onto promises from interested teams like fresh $20 bills, hoping they would result in a first-round selection. When those promises turned to pennies, he turned to tears - and the sight of the 18-year-old crying in the green room remains one of ... (Full article: 1700 words)

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