Best-Selling Author Sean Patrick Griffin

GAMING THE GAME – The Story Behind the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen“Impeccably researched…insightful…[Griffin’s] street-wise writing sounds anything but academic…After reading ‘Gaming the Game,’ you’ll never watch an NBA contest the same way again.” -Las Vegas Review-JournalRead MoreBLACK BROTHERS INC – The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia’s Black Mafia“A gripping story…Griffin richly documents the Black Mafia’s organization, outreach and over-the-top badness.”– Joseph N. DiStefano, Philadelphia InquirerRead MorePHILADELPHIA’S BLACK MAFIA – A Social and Political History“Philadelphia’s Black Mafia is a path-breaking book
on the history of urban criminal groups… [it] is an
important contribution to scholarship and a revealing
book to read.” – Mark H. Haller, Temple UniversityRead More

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“An exhaustively researched book threatening to overturn some comfortable assumptions about the NBA’s referee scandal…[Gaming the Game] delivers the intrigue you’d expect from a true crime thriller”’s True Hoop

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My evidence-based assessments of former NBA referee Tim Donaghy’s claims

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