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Lakers’ Alex Caruso says he got ‘random’ drug test after fake photos went viral

Los Angeles Lakers v Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 05: Alex Caruso #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after scoring a three pointer against the Los Angeles Clippers during the fourth quarter at Staples Center on April 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images)

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The Lakers have a player who looks so muscular and athletic, he strikes fear across the NBA.

They also have LeBron James.

Their other intimidating player: Fake Alex Caruso.

The Lakers tweeted these workout photos:

Which prompted this fake version that went viral:

And, according to Caruso, led to a “random” drug test:

I believe the drug test was random.

But am I totally convinced beyond all doubt? No.