If you can’t make the cut to play in the NBA, there is always the option of calling the shots as a referee. But just what does it take to become a referee in the National Basketball Association? Find out the answer in the video below because it’s f*cking career day here on Thrill Blender.
It takes years and a series of trials to get to the NBA level of officiating. Zach Zarba is a 15-year NBA referee. Like many professional referees, he started by refereeing little kids and eventually moved up to the high school and college levels. Now he shares the court with the likes of LeBron James and Stephen Curry.