Dick Bavetta

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Bavetta in March 2013

Richard W. "Dick" Bavetta (born December 10, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York)[1] is a retired American professional basketball referee for the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Since starting in 1975, he had never missed an assigned game. He holds the league record for most officiated games.[2] His game on April 12, 2013 in Washington was his 2,600th consecutive game as an NBA official. He retired in 2014.

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  1. Misener, Darren (July 19, 2007). "Bavetta vs. Barkley: Sir Charles Reigns". NBA.com. Retrieved July 28, 2007.
  2. "Dick Bavetta: A Consecutive Legend". National Basketball Referees Association. February 7, 2006. Archived from the original on January 12, 2014. Retrieved January 12, 2014.

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