Phenizee Ransom

NBA Experience 6ht season
Born December 9, 1974 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Resides East Point, Ga.
High School Woodward Academy (College Park, Ga.)
College University of Georgia '98

Phenizee (FEN-uh-ZEE) Ransom has officiated 192 regular-season games in five seasons as an NBA staff official.

Ransom officiated seven seasons in the NBA G League, including the Finals in 2017 and 2018. He also worked the NBA G League International Challenge during NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles.

Ransom has eight years of collegiate officiating experience, with stints in the Mid-Eastern Athletic, Southwestern Athletic, Big South, Ohio Valley, Southern and Sun Belt conferences, among others. He also spent six years officiating high school basketball in Georgia. 

The Georgia native was a standout basketball player at Winston-Salem State University, where he was named the 1993-94 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Rookie of the Year and earned 1994-95 All-CIAA honors. He went on to play two years at the University of Georgia (1996-98). 

His interests include golf and leadership development. 

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Jalen & Jacoby
Favorite Movie Enter the Dragon
Favorite Musician The Foreign Exchange
Favorite Book The Tao of Abundance
Favorite Meal Hibachi Chicken and Shrimp
Favorite App Shazam
Would Most Like To Visit Cairo
Bucket List Learn to play the piano
Hidden Talent Public Speaking