JB DeRosa

NBA Experience 7th season
Born April 14, 1991 (Paducah, Ky.)
Resides Canton, Ohio
High School Glen Oak (Canton, Ohio)
College Malone University '13

JB DeRosa has officiated 320 regular-season games and five playoff games in six seasons as an NBA staff official. He made his debut as a playoff official in the 2021-22 season.

DeRosa spent five years as an NBA G League referee, working the Finals in 2016 and 2017. 

DeRosa has extensive collegiate officiating experience. He officiated men’s basketball from 2014-17, including assignments in the SEC and Conference USA. DeRosa also officiated women’s basketball from 2009-13, including stints in the Big East and Atlantic 10 conferences. 

The son of former NBA official Joe DeRosa, JB started refereeing in local CYO and recreational leagues in the Canton, Ohio, area at age 13. JB excelled in track and field in high school and college.

During the offseason, he enjoys playing golf and traveling with his wife.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show The Big Bang Theory
Favorite Movie Kingsman Series
Favorite Musician Kenny Chesney
Favorite Meal Salmon and Risotto
Would Most Like To Visit Jost Van Dyke in British Virgin Islands
Bucket List Play golf at Pebble Beach
Hidden Talent Cooking