Jack Nies

Pistons Cavaliers Basketball

Jack Nies was born November 11, 1937 and is currently an NBA referee.  He is in his 29th season and has officiated over 1,800+ regular season games, 150+ play-off games, and 10 NBA Finals games.    He wears number 35.  He was a teacher for the trainable mentally challenged for 7 years.  He also instructed several current referees on how to be an effective official.  It is unclear at this time if these two things are related.

BONUS:  This is Jack’s son, Eric.

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Nies irks Van Gundy | NBA Referees
March 19, 2009 at 7:42 pm
Meet Eric Nies | NBA Referees
March 23, 2009 at 6:01 pm

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P. T. Mann January 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm

retired last year

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