Scott Foster

NBA Experience 30th season
Born April 8, 1967 (Silver Spring, Md.)
Resides Woodbine, Md.
High School Magruder (Rockville, Md.)
College University of Maryland ’93

Scott Foster has officiated 1,675 regular-season games in 29 seasons as an NBA staff official. Foster has also refereed 241 playoff games, including 24 NBA Finals games. He worked the 2010 NBA All-Star Game in Arlington, Texas, and the 2019 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte. 

Foster considers his memorable NBA assignment to be Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. He refereed the game with two of his mentors, Dan Crawford and Joey Crawford.

His officiating experience includes two years each in the Continental Basketball Association and college basketball (Southern and Big South conferences) and six years at the high school level in his home state of Maryland. 

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Shameless and Ozark
Favorite Movie Braveheart
Favorite Musician Michael Franti & Spearhead
Favorite Book Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect
Favorite Meal Maryland Blue Crabs and Corn on the Cob
Favorite App PGA Tour Live
Would Most Like To Visit Italy
Bucket List Win gold at the U.S. Open Pickleball Championships
Hidden Talent Body Surfing