Gediminas Petraitis

NBA Experience 9th season
Born February 5, 1989 (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Resides Kensington, Md.
High School Northwest (Germantown, MD)
College University of Maryland '11

Gediminas Petraitis (geh-duh-MIHN-us pih-TRY-tis) has officiated 450 regular-season games and 11 playoff games in eight seasons as an NBA staff official. 

In 2019, Petraitis made his playoff debut as an NBA official and refereed the Rising Stars at NBA All-Star in Charlotte. 

Petraitis officiated the 2015 NBA G League Finals as part of a three-year stint in the NBA’s official minor league. He has also served as a FIBA referee.

Petraitis officiated three seasons at the collegiate level, mainly in the Big South Conference. He also worked in various Division II, III and junior college leagues. Petraitis began his officiating career at the high school level in Maryland, where he is a member of the officiating organization IAABO Board 12. 

Born in Lithuania, Petraitis graduated from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in Accounting and Finance. He became a U.S. citizen in 2015.

His father, Vidmantas, officiated college basketball games. 

Petraitis enjoys traveling and occasionally dusting off and playing his accordion.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Narcos
Favorite Movie Coming to America
Favorite Musician Swedish House Mafia
Favorite Book The Great Gatsby
Favorite Meal Cepelinai
Favorite App Peloton
Would Most Like To Visit Iceland
Bucket List Cycling in French Alps
Hidden Talent Ballroom Dancing