Former Miner Arnett Moultrie Suspended 5 Games
It has not been a very eventful second season in the NBA for Philadelphia 76ers forward Arnett Moultrie. For the former UTEP basketball player, who later transferred to Mississippi State, was suspended for five games by the NBA for violating the league’s Anti-Drug Program. It has not been revealed what the violation was for, but a third positive testing for marijuana does carry the five game suspension without pay. He has appeared in just 15 games for the Sixers and has averaged 3.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.
In his two seasons with UTEP, Moultrie averaged 9.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in 70 games for the Miners.