Bennie Adams

OFFICIAL #47
NBA Experience 22 seasons
Currently in his 23rd NBA season
Born April 8, 1967 (New Orleans)
Resides New Orleans
HS Eleanor McMain (New Orleans)
College Southern University ’90, M.S. ’93

A former math instructor at Southern University, Bennie Adams joined the NBA officiating staff 22 seasons ago, and since then has officiated 1, 171 regular season and nine Playoff games. In addition, he has been a USA Basketball official since 1995.  Adams has also officiated the 2008 NBA Europe Live Tour and the 2002 NBA All-Star Rookie Challenge.

Adams officiated in the CBA for three years, and worked the 1996 CBA Finals.  He also has three years of collegiate officiating experience in the Southeastern, Ohio Valley, Trans America Athletic and Southwestern Athletic Conferences.  Adams also has 10 years of high school officiating experience in Louisiana.

Adams has both a Masters and Bachelors degree in mathematics from Southern University.