Shop our inventory for Blowing the Whistle: The Culture of Fraud in the NBA by Tim Donaghy with fast free shipping on every used book we have in stock!. Blowing the whistle: the culture of fraud in the NBA by Tim Donaghy; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: National Basketball. Tim Donaghy is a former professional basketball referee who worked in the National Basketball . In the federal prison camp in Pensacola, Florida, Donaghy started to write his memoir, Blowing the Whistle: The Culture of Fraud in the NBA.

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The book was to have covered his NBA career, described his dealings with the “underworld” during the betting scandal, and explained how he would determine the winning team in the games he refereed. The NBA knew about a lot of things, and their defense of this whole thing was to paint me in the worst light possible and act like it was one bad apple in the bunch.

The teams were not named, but the Western Conference Finals was the only seven-game series that year. He was released from a federal prison in Pensacola, Fla.

As a result of the betting scandal, Stern revised the guidelines on the behavior of NBA referees during the Board of Governors’ meeting in How much did this influence your decision to go into the officiating business?


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It just was at a point where I was enjoying it too much, and it was consuming my life. Archived from the original on January 12, Again, the only thing that I can talk about is what the officials had a part in. Richt’s Miami tenure showed early promise, but exposed bigger hhe Miami Hurricanes.

During his blowinv, Donaghy was attacked and threatened. Wallace was suspended for seven games; [16] [17] this was the longest suspension issued by the league for an incident not involving violence or drugs.

So even prior to specifically betting on the NBA Pay for your gym shoes”. Retrieved October 27, Commissioner David Stern has called Donaghy’s allegations “baseless,” saying he tried to implicate others to secure a lighter sentence. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. So I knew it was something that I was going to pursue, and I just wanted to pursue it at a higher level. Donaaghy lawyer, John Lauro, asked for probation, but the request was denied.

Tim Donaghy’s tell-all book canceled by publisher

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Everything you need to know ti, Kevin Seifert. I think when I got caught up in the big money golf matches and going to the casinos and betting on pro football, I think I should have not been involved in that, not crossed that line to where I was closer ronaghy the other line that I crossed.


The book was released in December whostle But Donaghy was sent back to prison in August when he was accused of violating his federal probation by not showing up for work, the U. Retrieved July 28, To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?

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Blowing the Whistle : The Culture of Fraud in the NBA

Donaghy was released from prison after serving 11 months and was due to finish his sentence in a recovery house near Tampa, Floridawhere he will be treated for his gambling addiction as mandated by the court. To set the record straight, there have been conflicting reports about your own athletics career.

Archived donathy the original on September 29, Pat Berdan, a senior consultant at Executive Prison Consultants and Donaghy’s liaison to the publisher, said that the decision not to publish the book came two weeks ago. Loading comments… Trouble loading? He was scheduled for release on Oct. Prosecutors also said that Donaghy bet on games himself.