Author: Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press

USA

Former NBA player Jontay Porter has admitted to scheming to take himself out of games for gambling purposes, leading to his guilty plea in a federal conspiracy case. This scandal has already resulted in his ban from the league. Porter expressed remorse for his actions and acknowledged his involvement in withdrawing early from games to assist others in winning bets on his performance. This was done to alleviate significant gambling debts. While awaiting sentencing scheduled for December 18th, he is free on a $250,000 bond. Prosecutors anticipate a potential prison sentence ranging from just under three and a half years…

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