Natalie Sago

NBA Experience 6th season
Born May 24, 1989 (St. Louis, Mo.)
Resides Farmington, Mo.
High School Farmington (Farmington, Mo.)
College University of Missouri-St. Louis '13

Natalie Sago (SAY-go) has officiated 233 games in five seasons as an NBA staff official. She also worked the 2022 Rising Stars and All-Star Saturday Night at NBA All-Star in Cleveland. 

Sago officiated four seasons in the NBA G League and three seasons in the WNBA. She worked the NBA G League International Challenge at NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles.

Sago has three years of collegiate officiating experience, with stints in the Atlantic 10, Missouri Valley, Summit League and Metro Atlantic Athletic conferences, among others. She also has two years of high school officiating experience in her native Missouri. 

In high school, Sago was part of a Farmington basketball team that finished as the Missouri state runner-up in 2007. She played softball for Jefferson College (2007-09) and Drury University (2009-11), serving as team captain for both schools.

Sago earned a bachelor’s degree in K-12 Physical Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2013. She has two mini Aussiedoodles named Bogey and Divot. 

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show I (Almost) Got Away With It
Favorite Movie Home Alone
Favorite Musician P!nk
Favorite Book Legacy and the Queen
Favorite Meal Pizza
Favorite App Instagram
Would Most Like To Visit Fiji
Bucket List Watch a game in all 30 MLB stadiums (more than halfway there)
Hidden Talent Juggling