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NBA Referee Accused of Betting on Games

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NBA Referee Accused of Betting on Games

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NBA Referee Accused of Betting on Games

NBA Referee Accused of Betting on Games

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An NBA referee is being investigated by the FBI for allegedly betting on basketball games in which he officiated.

According to published reports, the bets involved thousands of dollars on games in the past two seasons.

Authorities are reportedly investigating whether the referee made calls to affect betting point spreads.