Gediminas Petraitis

OFFICIAL #50
NBA Experience Second Season
Born February 5, 1989 (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Resides New York, NY
HS Northwest HS (Germantown, MD)
College University of Maryland, College Park '11

Gediminas Petraitis is entering his first season as a full-time NBA official. Prior to joining the NBA, Gediminas officiated three years in the NBA Development League, working 2015 NBA D-League Finals, as well as working 12 regular season NBA games as a non-staff official. 

Additionally, Petraitis officiated three years of Division 1 basketball, mainly working in the Big South Conference, while also being a member of AAC officiating staff.

Petraitis also officiated in various Division 2, 3 and Junior College leagues. Gediminas began his refereeing career at the high school level in Maryland, where he is a member of IAABO Board 12. He also serves as a FIBA Basketball Referee. 

After graduating from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in Accounting and Finance, and prior pursuing a career as a basketball official, Petraitis worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Assurance practice. 

Petraitis now resides in Long Island City, New York. Off the court, Gediminas enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and occasionally dusting off and playing his accordion.