Tom Washington

OFFICIAL #49
NBA Experience 26 seasons
Currently in his 25th NBA season
Born December 25, 1957 (Ft. Smith, Ark.)
Resides Atlanta
HS Central (Philadelphia)
College Norfolk State University ’78

Over his 26-season NBA officiating career, Tom Washington has officiated 1,441 regular season games, 124 playoff games and four Finals games. He was a member of the crews that officiated the 1995 Schick Rookie Game, the 1996 Japan Games in Tokyo and the 2004 NBA All-Star Game.

In addition to his 24 seasons with the NBA, Washington has two years of CBA officiating experience. He has one year of collegiate officiating experience in Division II and III, and five years of high school officiating experience in his hometown of Philadelphia, officiating in the playoffs for both the men’s and women’s league’s.

Washington is a Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Norfolk State University.

Off the court, Washington volunteers with the Amachi Big Brothers Program, the Children’s Choice Adoption Agency, the Mt. Zion Baptist Youth Organization and the PGA Juniors Program.