NBA preps for expanded betting

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July 17, 2018 - 11:00 PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media regarding the investigation involving Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at a news conference on April 29, 2014, in New York. Chris Pedota/The Record/MCT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here’s a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters. A bettor, who is watching at home and utilizing a mobile app, decides to gamble that James will get those assists and rebounds in the final 12 minutes. The wager then gets made before play resumes.

The NBA wants that bettor to see the best possible data.

So the league is seeking to get stats out quicker than ever.

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