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Commissioner Says NBA Deserves Benefit of Doubt

NBA Commissioner David Stern says the explosive allegations that a league referee bet on games are an isolated case. But he says the accusations about veteran referee Tim Donaghy represent the worst situation of his long tenure.

Stern made his first public comments about the betting scandal at a news conference Tuesday in New York City.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.