Interview: Monty McCutchen Joins NBA TV’s GameTime

NBA Vice President, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen joined NBA TV for an interview and discussed four key areas of education for the 2018-19 NBA season: Freedom of Movement – Perimeter and Post Respect for the Game Traveling  

2018-19 Points of Education Video

NBA Vice President, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen highlights four key areas of education for the 2018-19 NBA season: Freedom of Movement – Perimeter and Post Respect for the Game Traveling   Points of Education

2018-19 NBA Referees by The Numbers

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2018 – 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.…Read More

Monty McCutchen Joins ESPN Radio LA

Monty McCutchen, VP; Head of Referee Development and Training joined ESPN Radio LA and discussed a series of topics, including Respect for the Game, Rules Changes for the 2018-19 Season and Building Relationships Between Players and Referees.

Example of Clear Path Rule Simplifications

The changes to the clear path foul rule establish “bright line” standards based on the position of players at the time of the foul while also narrowing required referee judgment and reducing the number of variables impacting the rule’s application.…Read More

All-Access at NBA Referee Training Camp

NBA Vice President, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen talks to referees about an important point of education for 2018-19 – freedom of movement.

NBA Board of Governors Approves Rules Changes for 2018-19 Season

NEW YORK – The NBA Board of Governors today unanimously approved rules changes in advance of the 2018-19 season. Beginning with the 2018 NBA preseason, the shot clock will reset to 14 seconds in offensive rebounding situations, as opposed to 24; the clear path foul rule will be simplified; and th…Read More