|NBA Experience||5th season|
|Born||June 10, 1977 (Miles City, Mont.)|
|High School||Custer County District (Miles City, Mont.)|
|College||North Dakota State '01|
Brett Nansel has officiated 135 regular-season games in three seasons as an NBA referee. He has also worked 17 regular-season NBA games as a non-staff official.
Nansel considers his most memorable assignment to be a game between the Golden State Warriors and Indiana Pacers on Dec. 5, 2016, when the Warriors’ Klay Thompson scored 60 points in 29 minutes.
Before joining the NBA, Nansel officiated for eight years in the NBA G League. In addition to his professional experience, Nansel officiated NCAA Division I basketball for eight years, including five NCAA Tournament appearances (2012-16).
Nansel has worked as a wildland firefighter (1997-2001) and a high school history teacher (2002-2014).
The Montana native enjoys hunting, fly fishing and spending time on a family farm and cattle ranch with his wife and three children.
|Favorite TV Show||Anything on Outdoor Channels|
|Favorite Movie||Top Gun|
|Favorite Musician||Alan Jackson|
|Favorite Meal||Barbecue Ribeye Steak|
|Would Most Like To Visit||Australia|
|Bucket List||Catch a grander (1,000-pound marlin)|
|Hidden Talent||Tenor Saxophone|