Ron Garretson

NBA Experience 32 seasons
Born July 1, 1958 (Long Beach, Calif.)
Resides Gilbert, Ariz.
HS Servite (Anaheim, Calif.)
College Golden West Junior College '79

Ron Garretson has officiated 1,904 regular-season games over 31 seasons as an NBA official. He has also worked 238 playoff games, including 11 Finals games.

In addition, Garretson has two years of CBA officiating experience and two years of high school officiating experience in Arizona.

Garretson is the son of former NBA official Darell Garretson. Ron considers the first NBA game that he officiated with his father – Golden State Warriors vs. Philadelphia 76ers in 1988 – to be his most memorable assignment.

Ron earned his associate’s degree from Golden West Junior College. He played football and basketball at Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif., and was recognized for his athletic achievements in 2000 when he was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

He enjoys playing golf.