|NBA Experience||22nd season|
|Born||July 15, 1965 (New Orleans, La.)|
|Resides||Sugar Land, Texas|
|High School||Brother Martin (New Orleans, La.)|
|College||Xavier University of Louisiana ’88|
Derrick Collins has officiated 1,274 regular-season games and 35 playoff games in 21 seasons as an NBA staff official.
Before joining the NBA, Collins officiated five seasons in the Continental Basketball Association and three seasons in the WNBA, working the Finals in both leagues.
He has seven years of collegiate officiating experience in various conferences, including the SEC, Big 12, Conference USA, Sun Belt, Southland and Southwestern Athletic. Collins also officiated at the high school level in his home state of Louisiana.
Collins was a member of the Xavier University of Louisiana basketball team for four seasons, earning All-America Honorable Mention honors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications.
Collins enjoys fishing, horseback riding, pool, weight training, bowling and golf.
|Favorite TV Show||Martin|
|Favorite Musician||Bob Marley|
|Favorite Book||The Bible|
|Would Most Like To Visit||Africa|
|Bucket List||Fly an Airplane|