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

NBA Investigates Toronto Raptors Forward for Prop Betting Irregularities: Jontay Porter’s Unusual Performance in Recent Games Raises Red Flags

The NBA is currently investigating Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter for any irregularities related to prop bets, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. It was announced that Porter would not be playing in the Raptors’ matchup against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night, and it is unclear how long he will be out of action. The league has confirmed that they are actively looking into this situation.

Two recent games involving Porter have caught the NBA’s attention. In a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Jan. 26, Porter played only four minutes and left due to an eye injury. Despite this, he recorded no points, three rebounds, one assist, and did not attempt a 3-pointer. This resulted in all four prop bet categories hitting the under, with the under on his 3-pointers being particularly significant for bettors through DraftKings Sportsbook.

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

Porter did not participate in either game over the weekend due to personal reasons and was also sidelined for Monday night’s 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 after being drafted by Denver Nuggets in 2019 but later traded to Memphis Grizzlies before sitting out two seasons without playing in the league


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