|NBA Experience||5 seasons|
|Born||June 8, 1985 (Lima, OH)|
|HS||Allen East High School (Lafayette, OH)|
|College||Ball State University (Muncie, IN)|
|Bachelor of Science: Sport Administration|
|Masters of Arts: Sport Administration|
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.