Scott Twardoski (twar-DAH-ski) has officiated 587 regular-season games and two playoff games in 11 seasons as an NBA staff official. He was selected to work the playoffs in 2019 and 2022. 

Twardoski refereed for six seasons in the NBA G League, where he officiated the All-Star Game and Finals in 2011. He also has seven seasons of WNBA experience, which includes working the 2010 Finals and the 2011 All-Star Game. 

In addition to his officiating experience in professional basketball, Twardoski refereed college basketball games for 12 years in the Pac-12, Big 12, Big Sky and West Coast conferences. He also has 10 years of high school officiating experience.

Twardoski previously worked as an English teacher for five years in Covington, Wash., and as a speaker for five years at Learning for Living in Meadow Vista, Calif. 

Twardoski works with several charities and non-profit organizations, including Phoenix Rescue Mission and Feed My Starving Children.