David Guthrie

OFFICIAL #16
NBA Experience 14 seasons
Born May 21, 1974 (Athens, Ga.)
Resides Charlotte, N.C.
HS W.A. Berry High School (Birmingham, Ala.)
College North Carolina State ’99

David Guthrie has refereed 746 regular-season games in 13 seasons as an NBA official. He has also worked 34 playoff games, inlcuding one Finals game.

He says his most memorable assignment was Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors.

Before joining the NBA, Guthrie officiated in the NBA G League, CBA and New York City Pro Am. He worked the NBA G League playoffs from 2003-05 and the NBA G League Finals in 2004 and 2005.

Guthrie officiated at the collegiate level in the ACC, SEC, Colonial, Southern, OVC, ASUN, Big South and SWAC conferences. He worked the 2003 and 2004 NCAA Tournaments.

Guthrie played minor league baseball in the Cincinnati Reds’ organization, with stints in Princeton, W. Va.; Billings, Mont.; Charleston, W.Va.; and Chattanooga, Tenn.

He attended Southern Union Community College in Wadley, Ala., and North Carolina State University on baseball scholarships. Guthrie played baseball and basketball at W.A. Berry High School in Birmingham, Ala.

Guthrie and his wife have two sons and a daughter.