gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday October 20th
NBA Referee Bavetta Retires After 39 Years
Wednesday Aug 20, 2014 12:00am

(NEW YORK) - NBA referee Dick Bavetta is retiring after a 39 year career in which he never missed an assignment. Bavetta officiated a record 2,635 consecutive regular-season games after starting his NBA career on Dec. 2, 1975. He also worked 270 playoff games, including 27 in the NBA Finals. NBA president Rod Thorn says Tuesday in a statement that the league is "grateful for his contributions to our league, and we wish him the best as he enjoys his well-earned retirement." Bavetta, 74, also worked the 1992 Olympics, the first involving NBA players, and has officiated in leagues in New York and New Jersey. He is most proud of his streak, which last season surpassed even the 2,632 consecutive games played by baseball ironman Cal Ripken Jr.


(10-18-2014) • Lakeland Beats Fremont; Other NECC Scores • LaGrange, IN
(10-18-2014) • Lawrence Shuts Out Burr Oak; Other 8 Man Scores • Burr Oak, MI
(10-18-2014) • Constantine, Schoolcraft Post Wins; Other KVA Scores • Constantine, MI
(10-17-2014) • Sturgis Swimmers Tie Kalamazoo Central • Sturgis, MI
(10-17-2014) • Sturgis, Mendon Win Volleyball Matches • Three Rivers, MI
(10-16-2014) • Sturgis Boys Soccer Loses In District Semi-finals • Three Rivers, MI
(10-16-2014) • George Earl Named Sturgis Girls Tennis Coach • Sturgis, MI
(10-14-2014) • Sturgis Boys Soccer Wins District Opener • Sturgis, MI





Contact WBET
STURGIS269/651-WBET
COLDWATER517/278-WBET
wbet@wbetfm.com

pfc

businesses