MEET THE GUARDIANS OF THE GAME.
|NBA Experience||13th season|
|Born||April 17, 1983 (Orlando, Fla.)|
|Resides||Highland Park, Ill.|
|HS||University (Orlando, Fla.)|
|College||University of Phoenix|
Nick Buchert (BOOK-ert) has officiated 687 regular-season games and five playoff games in 12 seasons as an NBA staff official. He also refereed the 2014 Rising Stars during NBA All-Star in New Orleans.
Buchert has nine years of officiating experience in college basketball and four years in the NBA G League. He officiated the 2010 NBA G League Finals and the 2010 NBA G League All-Star Game.
His interests include traveling, cooking, working out and biking. An avid wine collector, Buchert has more than 500 bottles in his wine cellar.
Buchert has participated in various community outreach projects in the Chicago area. He is also involved in the March of Dimes Chicago.
|Favorite TV Show||Game of Thrones and Walking Dead|
|Favorite Musician||David Gray|
|Favorite Book||October Sky|
|Would Most Like To Visit||Rome|
|Bucket List||Attend Super Bowl|