|NBA Experience||9 seasons|
|Currently in his 10th NBA season|
|Born||January 23, 1966 (Charlotte, N.C.)|
|HS||Myers Park (Charlotte, N.C.)|
Haywoode Workman has officiated 378 regular season games in his first seven NBA seasons. A second round draft pick by the Atlanta Hawks in 1989, he played professionally for eight seasons in the NBA and overseas between 1989 to 2000.
Workman spent four seasons officiating in the NBA Development League and also officiated in the CBA before joining the NBA.
Workman joins Bernie Fryer and Leon Wood on the short list of NBA players who have made the transition to officiating.
Workman was an All-State quarterback in North Carolina in 1983 and played in the NC/SC Shrine Bowl. He played one year of football and basketball for the all time winningest HBCU coach, the late Clearence “Big House” Gaines, at Winston-Salem State University.
He was inducted into the Oral Roberts University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003.