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Jontay Porter: Toronto Raptors forward given lifetime NBA ban for breaching betting rules

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter has been given a lifetime ban by the NBA for breaching betting rules.

An NBA investigation found the 24-year-old disclosed confidential information about his fitness to sports bettors and limited his participation in games for betting purposes.

Porter also bet on NBA games using a friend's online account.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Porter's "blatant violations" warranted the "most severe punishment".

"There is nothing more important than protecting the integrity of NBA competition for our fans, our teams and everyone associated with our sport," said...

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