November 28, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says it will review accusations by former referee Tim Donaghy that were posted online.
The league also says Thursday it has been reassured that an investigation found Donaghy to be the only official involved in criminal conduct. The referees say they are disappointed but not surprised by their former colleague's actions.
Donaghy admitted taking cash payoffs from gamblers for picks on games, including ones he officiated. He was sentenced to 15 months for conspiracy to engage in wire fraud and transmitting betting information through interstate commence.
Donaghy accuses fellow referees of misconduct in excerpts that appeared on the Web site deadspin.com. The publisher, however, says it won't go forward with the book.