Legendary basketball referee Dick Bavetta was one of 11 new Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.
NBA Ref Dick Bavetta Hangs Up Whistle
Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta, a native of Park Slope, announced his retirement Aug. 19 and retires with the most games officiated at 2,635.
Video: Basketball Old-Timers Welcome Impressive Class
The Basketball Old-Timers of America held its 55th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony May 2 at Sirico’s Caterers.
Basketball Old-Timers Dinner at Bishop Ford
The Basketball Old-Timers of America will celebrate its 55th year of honoring individuals who have contributed to the great game of basketball on Friday, May 2 at Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope.
Dick Bavetta to Break Cal Ripken’s Mark
NBA referee Dick Bavetta, born and raised in Park Slope, will work his 2,633 consecutive game tonight at Madison Square Garden when the New York Knicks host the Brooklyn Nets.
Bavetta, 72, Continues To Set NBA Record
With the festivities surrounding the NBA’s all-star weekend in Orlando, Fla., just dying down, let’s take a look back at one of the more memorable all-star moments of the past few years. During halftime of the 2007 All-Star Game, legendary NBA referee Dick Bavetta – 67 years old at the time – challenged former NBA […]