Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy is the most disgraced official in sports history, but according to him, he wasn’t the one fixing games… it was the NBA.
Host Tim Livingston heads to Florida for his first face-to-face interview with disgraced NBA referee Tim Donaghy, but it’s Donaghy’s co-conspirator, Tommy Martino, who reveals new information about the 13-year-old scandal.
Two kids from Delco, Tim Donaghy and Tommy Martino. Our interviews continue with our main subjects and we dive deeper into Donaghy’s claims, attempting to separate the truth from the lies.
Next stop, Philadelphia, specifically Delaware County, where the 2007 NBA betting scandal was hatched. “Delco”, as Delaware County is commonly known, is home to the Sixers, bookmakers, and Philly mobsters. Tim gets a first-hand account of the lifestyle and gambling culture and he must… choose...
Tim and the team head up I-95 to New York for a meeting with John Lauro, Donaghy’s defense attorney, and to track down the elusive FBI agents who handled Donaghy’s investigation. We learn that someone from high up may have been pulling the strings to...
After learning about the suspicious circumstances surrounding the leak of the original Donaghy story and Jimmy Battista’s plea deal, the crew investigates the most controversial game in NBA history: Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals.
We learn more about the role the NBA played behind the scenes influencing calls on the court, and about one owner’s longtime war against the officials. But when that owner was given the opportunity to expose the system he spent years rebelling against, he backed...
The crew finally connects with retired FBI agent Phil Scala, the supervisor of the FBI probe into Tim Donaghy and the head of the investigative unit focused on the Gambino crime family. Scala agrees to meet with Tim, but the team, and Donaghy, are skeptical...
On the final day of the trip, the crew travels to a diner in Howard Beach, Queens, to meet with Scala, hoping that the former FBI agent will help unravel the mysteries of the NBA Betting Scandal, and the NBA as a whole.
After an eight-year journey, Tim finally has answers, but there is more left to be uncovered. The team continues to dig deeper and turns the system inside out, hoping that basketball’s future will learn from lessons of its past.