Whistleblower Podcast, featuring Rasheed Wallace on the Donaghy scandal

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  1. STOMP

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    The NBA is the only major sports league where the officials answer directly to the league. Every other major sports league they are autonomous and self governing mostly to remove the perception that the league is manipulating the results. Following the Donaghy scandal Stern publicly promised that would end, but time passed and nothing changed. This is how the league wants it.

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    Not gonna lie, the podcasts have been making me even more jaded. The way how Donaghy just so matter of factly says that the NBA is not a test of athletic ability, but just entertainment is alarming (moreso his tone about this than the content of his message).

    This is really well produced. Recommended for sure.
     
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    I don't see how the NBA can embrace and partner with sports gambling. Too much chance for fraud.
     
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    Lots of $ in sports gambling. The NBA might not do it as it could interfere with their established money streams...

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    NBA is officially partnered with William Hill and Draftkings.
     
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    perfect

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    BlazerWookee UNTILT THE DAMN PINWHEEL!

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    Fuck Rasheed Wallace.
     
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    I don't think you're his type.
     
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    Sheed is a boss. He got a raw deal here imo.
     
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