Jason Phillips

OFFICIAL #23
NBA Experience 19 seasons
Born April 10, 1970 (Weatherford, Texas)
Resides Lipan, Texas
HS Cisco (Cisco, Texas)
College Tarleton State University ’93

Jason Phillips has refereed 1,070 regular-season games over 18 seasons as an NBA official. He has also worked 93 playoff games, including seven Finals games.

His most memorable assignment was his first game as a full-time NBA official: Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 3, 2000.

Phillips has six seasons of officiating experience in the CBA. He also officiated three seasons in the WNBA, working the 1999 WNBA Finals. Phillips spent five years officiating at the high school level in his home state of Texas.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Tarleton State University. Phillips played varsity basketball, golf and baseball at Cisco High School in Texas.

Phillips and his wife have three sons. He enjoys DIY projects around the house and playing golf.