Gambling on the NBA, Oh My! Nothing creates more posturing in sports than does gambling. Amid accusations against a National Basketball Association referee, Frank Deford looks at myriad contradictions in sports gambling.
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Gambling on the NBA, Oh My!

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Gambling on the NBA, Oh My!

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

A pro basketball referee is in a tight spot after being accused of a gambling scandal. He is under investigation for allegedly betting on games, including some where he made the calls. The basketball commissioner says this is the worst situation he has ever experienced as commissioner or as a fan. Commentator Frank Deford is not so sure.

FRANK DEFORD: I'll betcha that.

INSKEEP: It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

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