Suyash Metha

OFFICIAL #82
NBA Experience 3rd Season
Born July 15, 1991 (Baltimore, Md.)
Resides Ellicott City, Md
High School Centennial (Ellicott, Md.)
College University of Maryland '13

Suyash (Sue-YAHSH) Mehta has officiated 78 regular-season games in two seasons as an NBA staff official. 

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, including the Atlantic 10, Big South, Colonial Athletic Association and Conference USA. He also has NCAA Division III and junior college officiating experience.

The Baltimore native studied Neurobiology & Physiology 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 The Office
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 Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Hidden Talent Badminton