James Capers

OFFICIAL #19
NBA Experience 24 seasons
Born November 8, 1961 (Chicago)
Resides Chicago
HS Hales Franciscan (Chicago)
College Northern Illinois University ’84

James Capers has officiated 1,297 regular-season games over 23 seasons as an NBA official. He has also worked 121 playoff games, including eight Finals games. Capers officiated the 2018 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

Capers considers his most memorable NBA assignment to be his first NBA Finals: Game 3 of the 2012 Finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In addition to his NBA experience, Capers has six years of CBA officiating experience, including three CBA Finals and two CBA All-Star Games.

Capers is the son of former NBA official James Capers Sr.