Gediminas Petraitis

NBA Experience 6th season
Born February 5, 1989 (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Resides Kensington, Md.
High School Northwest (Germantown, MD)
College University of Maryland '11

Gediminas Petraitis has officiated 218 regular-season games and one playoff game in four seasons as an NBA official. He also refereed 12 regular-season games as a non-staff official.

Before joining the NBA, Petraitis officiated for three years in the NBA G League, working the 2015 NBA G League Finals. He has also served as a FIBA referee.

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

His father, Vidmantas, officiated college basketball games. Gediminas graduated from the University of Maryland with dual degrees in Accounting and Finance. In 2015, the Lithuania native became a U.S. citizen.

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