Below is the 2019-20 NBA roster of officials with each officialâs uniform number, name, years in the league through last season and hometown. These 36 officials represent the best of the best, and average 15 years of NBA experience, including 10 years of NBA Playoff experience. 2019-20 National Basketball Association Roster. And â¦ Violet Renice Palmer (born July 20, 1964) is a retired American basketball referee in the NBA and WNBA and the first female official to reach the highest competitive tier in any major U.S. professional sports league. â¦ She also earned recognition as a member of two NCAA Division II women's championship basketball teams. Holtkamp also played college basketball at Drury University from 2000â2004. The NBA officiating program, which serves the NBA, WNBA and G-League, employs four scouts who watch roughly 3,000 officials each year at various levels. (10/23/2019) - Jenna Schroeder of Clio has been added to the NBA's full-time refereeing staff. Holtkamp became the third woman to be a full-time NBA referee. This page contains the most extensive list of NBA referees on the Internet. His quote, âthis might not be for her,â got him a $25,000 fine. The NBA official became famous over night when superstar Chris Paul, of the LA Clippers, criticized Holtkampâs decision to give him a technical foul during a game. The referees for the 2020 NBA Playoffs were selected based on their elite on-court performance during the 2019-20 season. Come and take a look at our top 10 list of the highest paid NBA referees. Both no longer officiate but Lauren Holtkamp, the third full-time female official in the NBA, is still active. There are signs the NBA is incorporating more females into the pipeline, most noticeably at the Summer League two months ago when 19 of the 81 referees â¦ StatSheet (1995-2001, 2007-2008) phillyref.com nba game tracker (2008-2020). With more female referees now in the NBA than ever before, it was only a matter of time before two women would be scheduled to work the same game. As the third full-time female referee in the NBA, she has done a great job, regardless of Paulâs frustration. Data for other years is derived from primary sources and individual referee references and is incomplete. The average salary for an NBA referee is between 100,000$ to 550,000$ per year. Lauren Holtkamp (born November 24, 1980) is a professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA), wearing number 7. Violet Palmer and Dee Katner became the first two female full-time NBA officials in 1997. R denotes rookie. NBA Hoops On Line (1960-1981, 2001-2007). Holtkamp previously refereed the last five NBA Development League seasons before becoming a full-time referee â¦ Female officials work same NBA game for first time ... Sago the referee and Schroeder the umpire.