Former NBA referee Norm Drucker died at the age of 94 on 2/6. Drucker refereed games in the NBA and ABA and was also supervisor of officials for both leagues at different points in his career. Drucker, the only referee to toss Wilt Chamberlain from a game, worked games as both a referee and supervisor of officials for both leagues for 28 years.
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