Ronnie Nunn

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Ronnie Nunn (born in Brooklyn, New York)[1] is a former professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for nineteen seasons and served for five years as the league's Director of Officials,[2] until being reassigned in 2008 in the wake of the Tim Donaghy scandal. More recently he was host of Making the Call With Ronnie Nunn on NBA TV.[3] He officiated 1,134 regular season, 73 playoff, four NBA Finals games, and the 1996 NBA All-Star Game.[2]

Early life[edit]

Nunn attended Brooklyn Technical High School and later George Washington University.[1] After college, he played two seasons of professional basketball for Leon of the National Basketball Circuit in Mexico.[1] He was a member of three NBA team camps, the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, and New Jersey Nets.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "The Nunn Better Story". National Pro-Am City Leagues Association, Inc. 2006-06-07. Retrieved 2007-08-06.  (dead link as of at least June 24, 2010)
  2. ^ a b "Q&A with Ronnie Nunn, NBA Director of Officials". National Basketball Association. Retrieved 2007-08-06. 
  3. ^ "NBA TV". National Basketball Association. Retrieved 2007-08-06.