|NBA Experience||6th season|
|Born||June 8, 1985 (Lima, Ohio)|
|High School||Allen East (Lafayette, Ohio)|
|College||Ball State University '07; M.A. '09|
Tyler Ford has refereed 233 regular-season games and four playoff games in four seasons as an NBA official. He considers his most memorable assignment to be a dramatic game between the Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz on Nov. 30, 2015.
Before joining the NBA, Ford spent six seasons in the NBA G League, where he officiated the 2015 NBA G League Finals and the 2014 NBA G League All-Star Game.
Ford also spent four seasons officiating in the WNBA. He officiated Division I college basketball for three seasons in the Big Ten, Mid-American Conference and Summit League.
The Ohio native served as the Assistant Director of Intramural Sports at Purdue University from 2009-15. Ford holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University in Sport Administration.
|Favorite TV Show||Homeland|
|Favorite Movie||Remember the Titans|
|Favorite Musician||Old Dominion|
|Favorite Book||Power of a Positive Team|
|Would Most Like To Visit||Hawaii|
|Bucket List||Play golf at Augusta National|