NBA Referee Fingered In Feds Game Fixing Investigation

NBA REFEREE FINGERED IN GAME FIXING INVESTIGATION: Murray Weiss of the NEW YORK POST reports this morning “THE FBI is investigating an NBA referee who allegedly was betting on basketball games - including ones he was officiating during the past two seasons - as part of an organized-crime probe in the Big Apple, The Post has learned.

NBA Referee Fingered In Game Fixing Investigation

The investigation, which began more than a year ago, is zeroing in on blockbuster allegations that the referee was making calls that affected the point spread to guarantee that he - and the hoods who had their hooks in him - cashed in on large bets.

DEADSPIN provides a definitive statistical breakdown of NBA referee performances (but which doesn’t indicate much to us).

THE BIG LEAD reports today “NBA ref Bob Delaney used to be an undercover State trooper who infiltrated the mob and then turned into a ref. This is a fascinating connection … no?

And for those of you who think it could be Joey Crawford, this sort of scuttles your theory.