|NBA Experience||22nd season|
|Born||January 13, 1974 (St. Paul, Minn.)|
|High School||Hastings (Hastings, Minn.)|
|College||University of Minnesota ’97|
Pat Fraher (FRAY-er) has officiated 1,241 regular-season games in 21 seasons as an NBA staff official. He has also refereed 76 playoff games, including one NBA Finals game. His assignments have included the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York.
In the 2019-20 season, Fraher made his debut as an NBA Finals official when he officiated Game 3 of the series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat.
Before joining the NBA, Fraher officiated four years in the WNBA and seven years in the Continental Basketball Association.
Fraher has two years of collegiate officiating experience in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and 10 years of high school officiating experience 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.
|Favorite TV Show||Game of Thrones|
|Favorite Musician||Billy Joel|
|Favorite Book||Be a Man|
|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|