NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- The New York Daily News reported Saturday that former NBA referee Tim Donaghy bet on more than 100 basketball games.
The report said a letter filed Friday in federal court in New York by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Goldberg that Donaghy provided picks for anywhere from 30-40 games over three seasons and that he worked all of those contests.
Donaghy, 41, has entered a guilty plea to passing inside information and betting recommendations to friends, who placed bets on those games over three seasons beginning in 2003.
In a separate article Saturday, the New York Post reported the disgraced referee bet on about half of the games he officiated in each of the last four seasons, and the government claims he cost the NBA $304,858 by depriving them of his "honest services."
Donaghy faces a maximum 20-year prison term when he is sentenced July 14. He could receive a lighter sentence if he cooperates with investigators.