Suyash Metha

OFFICIAL #82
NBA Experience 1st Season
Born July 15, 1991 (Baltimore, Md.)
Resides Ellicott City, Md
High School Centennial (Ellicott, Md.)
College University of Maryland '13

Suyash Mehta is in his first season as a full-time NBA of- ficial. He refereed 13 regular-season games as a non-staff official during the 2019-20 NBA season.

Mehta officiated five seasons in the NBA G League, working the playoffs three times (2017-19) and serving as a Finals alternate in 2019.

He refereed in numerous collegiate conferences, includ- ing the Atlantic 10, Big South, Colonial Athletic Associ- ation and Conference USA. He also has NCAA Division III and junior college officiating experience.

The Baltimore native studied Neurobiology & Physiolo- gy at the University of Maryland. He started his officiating career in Maryland’s intramural department.

Mehta’s parents are from India and moved to the United States in the 1980s. His father is a retired physician who specialized in internal medicine. Mehta speaks Hindi and Punjabi fluently.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Ozark
Favorite Movie Slumdog Millionaire
Favorite Musician Bob Seger
Favorite Book The Alchemist
Favorite Meal Butter Chicken with Garlic Naan
Favorite App Spotify
Would Most Like To Visit South Africa
Bucket List Sky Diving in Dubai
Hidden Talent Badminton