Dec 31, 2021
As the NBA plays through this omicron-driven COVID-19 surge, it's not just the rosters that are unrecognizable. It's the referees, too.
Twenty-five of the league's 70 active refs -- 36 percent! -- are in COVID-19 health and safety protocols as of Thursday, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and, just like the players, their fill-ins are coming from the G League.
Source: CBS Sports