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Report: Player in Europe failed drug test because it showed he was pregnant


BCM Gravelines’ new player of US DJ Cooper attends a training session at the Sortica sports complex in Gravelines, northern France, on September 29, 2017. Cooper was named best player of Pro A last season while he was playing for Pau. / AFP PHOTO / DENIS CHARLET (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

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You probably weren’t wondering why D.J. Cooper – who went undrafted out of Ohio in 2013 then played professionally overseas – sat out last season.

You probably should have been.

Cooper submitted urine for a drug test that indicated he was pregnant, according to MMC RTV Slovenia. The urine reportedly originally belonged to his girlfriend.

That got Cooper a two-year suspension that covered last season and runs through next season.

The big question: Did Cooper already know his girlfriend was pregnant?