Pat Fraher

NBA Experience 20th season
Born January 13, 1974 (St. Paul, Minn.)
Resides Eagan, Minn.
High School Hastings (Hastings, Minn.)
College University of Minnesota ’97

Pat Fraher has officiated 1,106 regular-season games and 51 playoff games over 18 seasons as an NBA official. He also worked the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York.

Before joining the NBA, Fraher officiated for seven years in the CBA, where he worked the Finals and AllStar Game. In addition, Fraher spent four years in the WNBA.

Fraher also has two years of collegiate officiating experience with the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and 10 years of experience as a high school official in his home state of Minnesota.

He attended the University of Minnesota, where he was awarded the Evans Scholarship and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. At Hastings High School in Minnesota, Fraher was a member of the football, basketball and golf teams.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Game of Thrones
Favorite Movie Caddyshack
Favorite Musician Billy Joel
Favorite Book Purpose Driven Life
Favorite Meal BBQ
Favorite App NBA (of course!)
Would Most Like To Visit Italy
Bucket List Play golf at Augusta National and Pebble Beach
Hidden Talent Sleeping anywhere