Maryland State Interpreter for the Game of Basketball, Northeast Scout
for the NBA, Basketball Rules Polyglot.
As a young official, Al was ahead of his time. Now, he’s right on time. In this pod, we delve deep into his roots in officiating, his early life, his pursuit to becoming encyclopedic with the rules, his stint as a collegiate official and rules interpreter, and how he got to the NBA and ties it all together to give back to the officiating community. With my special co-host Bernard Bowen Sr., our conversation with Al, now.
“I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem
“We want to thank Al being an INDEFATIGABLE & INDISPENSABLE member of the officiating community. Keep learning with us, together.