NBA Investigates Toronto Raptors Forward Jontay Porter’s Alleged Betting Irregularities

NBA Investigating Jontay Porter of the Raptors for Betting Irregularities: Report

In recent news, the NBA is currently investigating Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter for suspected betting irregularities. This was reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The investigation comes after two games where there was unusual betting activity related to Porter’s prop bets.

On January 26th, Porter played only four minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers and left the game due to an eye injury. Despite playing such little time, he still recorded no points, three rebounds, one assist and did not attempt a 3-pointer. This resulted in the under hitting on all four prop bet categories for Porter, with the under on his 3-pointers being a significant win for bettors through DraftKings Sportsbook.

Another game under scrutiny is when the Raptors faced the Phoenix Suns on March 20th. Porter played just three minutes before being ruled out due to illness, registering no points, two rebounds and one missed shot. Once again, the under hit on all prop bet categories for Porter, proving to be a top money earner for bettors that night through DraftKins Sportsbook.

Porter did not participate in the Raptors’ game against the Washington Wizards over the weekend citing personal reasons and was also sidelined for the game versus the Nets due to undisclosed reasons. NBA regulations strictly prohibit players and all league employees from betting on any NBA games or engaging in any form of prop betting.

Jontay Porter is currently in his debut season with the Raptors on a two-way contract. He has averaged 4

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