Che Flores

NBA Experience 2nd season
Born July 18, 1979 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Resides Los Angeles, Calif.
HS Bellarmine-Jefferson (Burbank, Calif.)
College Cal State Northridge ’03

Che Flores is in their second season as an NBA staff official. In 2022-23, they officiated 35 regular-season games in their first season on staff. Flores refereed 12 regular-season games as a non-staff official during the 2021-22 NBA season.

Flores officiated 10 seasons in the WNBA and nine sea- sons in the NBA G League. They worked the Finals in both leagues in 2022.

The California native has 13 years of officiating experi- ence in college basketball, with stints in the Pac-12, Big 12, Mountain West, West Coast, Big Sky, Western Ath- letic and Big West conferences.

As an official in women’s college basketball, Flores referred the national championship game in 2021 and the Final Four in 2019.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Game of Thrones
Favorite Movie Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Favorite Musician James Blake
Favorite Book The Mindful Athlete
Favorite Meal Cherry pie
Favorite App Ten Percent Happier
Would Most Like To Visit Outer space
Bucket List Learn to play piano