Detroit’s Pachulia Fined

NEW YORK, March 4, 2019 – Detroit Pistons center Zaza Pachulia has been fined $25,000 for confronting and verbally abusing a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations…Read More

Houston’s Harden Fined

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2019 – Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

NBA Response to ESPN’s Tim Donaghy Story

The following is the NBA’s response to “How Former Ref Tim Donaghy Conspired to Fix NBA Games,” published by ESPN on Feb. 19, 2019: The Tim Donaghy matter concluded over a decade ago with a full investigation by the federal government, Donaghy’s termination from the NBA, and his …Read More

Update: 2018-19 Points of Education Video

In this video, NBA Vice President, Head of Referee Development & Training Monty McCutchen provides updated examples and guidance on the following topics: Freedom of Movement – Perimeter and Post Traveling Respect for the Game  

Golden State’s Steve Kerr Fined

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 – Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing and confronting a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More

Philadelphia’s Embiid Fined

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2019 – Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has been fined $25,000 for public criticism of the officiating, which included the use of inappropriate language, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.…Read More