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Ronnie Nunn

Ronnie Nunn (born in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional basketball referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for nineteen seasons and served for five years as the league's Director of Officials. During his administrative tenure, he was host of Making the Call With Ronnie Nunn on NBA TV. He officiated 1,134 regular season, 73 playoffs, four NBA Finals games (1998 - 2002), and the 1996 NBA All-Star Game


Nunn continues his career in basketball by serving as a consultant to the Euroleague after several seasons of being a developmental clinician for FIBA in Europe, Asia, Canada and Mexico.  


NunnBetterRefs Camps ( provide instruction, training and development for enhancing the performance of basketball officials domestically and internationally. 


Additionally, Nunn created NewHoopsIQ, ( an innovative program designed to maximize player time and productivity while targeting methods and techniques to minimize fouling tendencies.

Nunn implemented his program As a "specialty coach" with the NY Knicks during the 2012-13 season helping to return them to the playoffs.  


  • Early life


Nunn attended Brooklyn Technical High School where he was an All City Basketball player and All City Honorable Mention Baseball player and later attended George Washington University. He was inducted into the GWU Basketball Hall of Fame as well as being a member of GWU's Basketball All Century Team.


After college, he played two seasons of professional basketball for Leon of the National Basketball Circuit in Mexico and named by the Mexico press as the North American player of the decade during the 70's.


He was a member of three NBA team camps, the ABA Denver Rockets Camp, the NBA New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks training camps.


Nunn became a ten year Special Education Teacher and Administrator and later became a Pace University Assistant Basketball Coach from 1978-82 before being appointed to the NBA Officiating staff in 1984.    

Ronnie Nunn has the expertise and in-depth knowledge to take your team to the next level.

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