Personal Foul by Tim DonaghyThe media has speculated and sports fans have debated, but until now no one has known the real story. Personal Foul takes an in-depth look at former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the betting scandal that rocked professional basketball. Containing never-before-seen documentation and correspondence between the league office, referees, coaches, players and owners, this is the decisive book that reveals exactly what was done and how it all happened. Which games were affected and how? Is it true that referees targeted particular players? Just how much did the NBA know and when? How did the mafia get involved? Personal Foul answers all of these questions and more. Thrilling and poignant, Personal Foul takes the reader on the journey of one man wrestling his own demons and shines a light on a culture of gambling and directive officiating in the NBA that promises to change the way sports fans view the game forever.
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Donaghy resigned from the league on July 9,  after reports of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI for allegations that he bet on games that he officiated during his last two seasons and that he made calls affecting the point spread in those games. However, he could face more charges at the state level if it was determined that he deliberately miscalled individual games. Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on July 29, He was released on November 4, after serving out his sentence. Donaghy married his wife Kimberly in They have four daughters. In September, , shortly after the scandal broke, Kim filed for divorce.
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This is the fifth installment in a series based on a recent interview with NBA referee Bennett Salvatore. Go back to the first , second , third , and fourth posts for more on Salvatore. Michael Jordan's name comes up the most, often in connection with the most famous moment in recent NBA history: his championship-winning shot , in which replays showed he shoved his Utah defender, Bryon Russell, to the floor without incurring any penalty. He made the call the against Nowitzki. And the other one? We'll get to that in a second.
The controversial series — won by the Heat in six after being down — was so questionable, Mavs owner Mark Cuban reportedly hired a former FBI agent to look into it. Via The Oregonian. Retired FBI agent Warren Flagg, a year veteran of the bureau, said he consulted with Cuban after that playoff debacle. Flagg now runs his own New York-based investigation and security firm. He looked deep into officiating, as Flagg said, Cuban was considering a lawsuit. Anyways, if you want to learn more about why the Oliver Stones of the sports world were so mad at the Big 3 of Wade, Shaq and Bennett Salvatore, you can watch the above video by Mike Korzeemba or check out this post from Reddit user KimboSlice Game 3: Mavericks up with left.