James Harden slides sideways or steps backward, and the screaming starts.
Whether seated on the opposing bench or on a stool in a sports bar, somebody is insisting that Harden must have traveled between the time he finished dribbling and launched his shot from a different spot. Traveling will be an emphasis this season for officials, who are determined not to allow offensive players to gain an extra edge by taking an extra step. ... read more »
NBA G League referees Mousa Dagher, Ashley Moyer-Gleich, Matt Myers, Phenizee Ransom and Natalie Sago have been promoted to full-time NBA staff officials, it was announced earlier this month by Monty McCutchen, ... read more »
Sixty-five referees will compose the NBA officiating staff for the 2018-19 season. Below are some numbers and tidbits pertaining to this season’s NBA officials.
On The Court
33 – Ken Mauer is entering his 33rd season as an NBA referee, ... read more »
Staff at the Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Department and Recreation and Parks collaborate on six-week trainings; goal is to create jobs and increase opportunities for women to become sporting officials ... read more »