Pat Fraher

NBA Experience 17 seasons
Born January 13, 1974 (St. Paul, Minn.)
Resides Eagan, Minn.
HS Hastings High School (Hastings, Minn.)
College Minnesota ’97

This season marks Pat Fraher’s 17th year as an NBA official. Pat has officiated 979 regular season NBA games and 35 playoff games entering this season. Prior to joining the NBA, Fraher officiated for seven years in the CBA, where he worked the CBA Finals and All-Star game. In addition, Fraher spent four years with the WNBA, where he officiated playoff games in both the WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Finals.

Fraher also has two years of collegiate officiating experience with the NSIC and 10 years of experience as a high school official in his home state of Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota where he was awarded the Evans Scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. While at Hastings High School, Fraher was a member of the football, basketball and golf teams.