|NBA Experience||18 seasons|
|Born||August 31, 1965 (Harvey, Ill.)|
|HS||Kearns High (Kearns, Utah)|
|College||Eastern Utah ’86|
Gary Zielinski has officiated 1,023 regular-season games and 18 playoff games over 17 seasons as an NBA official. He worked the 2018 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.
He considers his most NBA memorable assignment to be the final game he officiated alongside his friend Greg Willard, who passed away in 2013.
Zielinski officiated for seven seasons in the CBA and four seasons in the WNBA. He worked the CBA Finals from 1997-2000, the CBA All-Star Game in 1995 and the WNBA Finals from 1998-2001.