The former NBA referee accused of betting on league games will turn himself in to federal authorities, but not until later this week, USA Today reports. The FBI says Tim Donaghy originally came under suspicion during organized-crime investigations, and officials speculate that the 13-year veteran likely wagered on games, including those he worked, to cover gambling debts.
Neither Donaghy nor his representatives have commented; commissioner David Stern is expected to hold a press conference today. Meanwhile, Donaghy reportedly received a number of threatening phone calls, and police have beefed up security around his Florida home. "We're treating his as harassment," a local officer said yesterday. "He might have some enemies out there."