|Born||September 14, 1964|
|Education||Old Dominion University|
Tony Brothers (born September 14, 1964) is an American professional basketball referee, who works in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been a referee in the NBA since the 1994–1995 season.Now in his 25th year, Brothers has 1,453 regular season games, 127 playoff games and 8 NBA Finals games. He officiated the 2009 NBA All-Star Game in Phoenix, Arizona. He wears the uniform number 25.
Brothers graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia. A 1986 graduate of Old Dominion University, he received a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014. In 2007, he and his ex-wife, Monica, founded Still Hope Foundation, Inc.,to assist single mothers in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. In 2015, he founded Men for Hope, Inc., a non-profit to support men, organize their effort in the community, and work with organizations providing services for women and their families.
William Anthony Parker Jr. is a French-American former professional basketball player and majority owner of ASVEL Basket in LNB Pro A. The son of a professional basketball player, Parker played for two years for Paris Basket Racing in the French basketball league, before joining the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Spurs with the 28th overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft, and quickly became their starting point guard. Parker won four NBA championships, all of which were with the Spurs. He also played for ASVEL Basket in France during the 2011 NBA lockout, and finished his career after one season with the Charlotte Hornets.
Alonzo Harding Mourning Jr. is an American professional basketball executive and former player. Mourning played most of his 15-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career for the Miami Heat. Since June 2009, Mourning has served as Vice President of Player Programs and Development for the Heat.
Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi "Emeka" Okafor is an American professional basketball player for the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus of the Korean Basketball League (KBL). Okafor attended Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Texas and the University of Connecticut, where in 2004 he won a national championship. In his first season in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2004-05, Okafor was named Rookie of the Year.
Anthony Guy Bennett is an American former NBA basketball player and the head men's basketball coach at the University of Virginia since March 31, 2009. Bennett is one of just three former NBA players to have won the NCAA Championship as a head coach and, as of 2020, the only one who is an active NCAA coach. Bennett is also the only active coach to have won the Henry Iba Award for national coach of the year three times, and is a four-time ACC Coach of the Year. Known for coaching defensive intensity, Bennett has been ranked the top defensive coach in college basketball by ESPN Insider and a CBS Sports poll of head coaches. The style of basketball he teaches has often been compared to a boa constrictor choking out opponents, and his teams are known for their unselfish play, defense-first philosophy, and tempo control.
Marc Gasol Sáez is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A center, he was drafted 48th overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2007 NBA draft. After having his rights traded to the Memphis Grizzlies in February 2008 in a deal that sent his older brother Pau to the Lakers, he signed with the team and remained with the franchise until being traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2019, where he won his first NBA championship. He is a two-time All-NBA Team member, a three-time NBA All-Star, and an NBA champion. In 2013, he was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
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John Hummer is an American venture capitalist and retired professional basketball player who was an original member of the Buffalo Braves after starring for the Princeton Tigers men's basketball team. He also led his high school to the 1966 Virginia State 1A championship and helped Princeton earn a 1967–68 co-Ivy League Championship as well as a 1968–69 outright Ivy League Championship. Over the course of his basketball career, he was coached by four National Basketball Hall of Fame members.
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Tony Mitchell is an American professional basketball player for AS Salé. He played college basketball for the University of Alabama.
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Andrew Christian Wiggins is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks before being drafted with the first overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, making him just the second Canadian to be taken number one overall in the NBA draft. After being traded before his first season, he earned NBA Rookie of the Year honours for the 2014–15 season, playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Wiggins is also a member of the Canadian national team. In February 2020, after spending his first five and a half seasons with Minnesota, Wiggins was traded to Golden State.
Michael Carter-Williams is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted in the first round with the 11th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, after playing college basketball for the Syracuse Orange. He was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2014, and he has also played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets, Houston Rockets, and Orlando Magic.
Samuel Peterson "P. J." Hairston Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of North Carolina. He finished his sophomore season in 2013 and was eligible for the 2014 NBA draft. He was selected with the 26th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Miami Heat, and was later traded to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Shabazz Napier.
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Malcolm Moses Adams Brogdon is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers under Tony Bennett. As a senior in 2015–16, he was a consensus first-team All-American. He was also named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first player in conference history to earn both honors in the same season. He was selected in the second round of the 2016 NBA draft by the Bucks with the 36th overall pick. He went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, becoming the first second-round pick in the NBA to win the award since 1965. In 2019, Brogdon became the eighth player in NBA history to achieve a 50–40–90 season.
Jarell Alexander Eddie is an American professional basketball player for Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball Super League and EuroLeague. He played four seasons of college basketball for Virginia Tech and later had four stints in the NBA.
Justin Lamar Anderson is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers before being selected with the 21st overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks. After one and a half seasons with the Mavericks, Anderson was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in February 2017. In July 2018, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, and then played for the Brooklyn Nets in 2020.
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