NBA Bans Jontay Porter After Gambling Investigation Confirms He Bet On Games

An NBA player has been banned from the professional basketball league for his role gambling on games in which he played.

Jontay Porter learned his fate on Wednesday after the NBA announced its findings from an investigation it launched into the now-former Toronto Raptors player.

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"There is nothing more important than protecting the integrity of NBA competition for our fans, our teams and everyone associated with our sport, which is why Jontay Porter's blatant violations of our gaming rules are being met with the most severe punishment," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement posted on social media. ... Read more


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