there are two refferies in a Basketball game
The role of a basketball referee is to make sure the game of basketball runs smoothly and the right team wins the game. The referee also has the power to call off a game if conditions get too bad
College basketball games generally have three officials. They is officially one referee and two umpires and the lead referee is referred to as the crew chief.
The official number of referees in an NBA game or collegiate basketball is 3. The referees are the officers in charge of a basketball game and the final decision lies within their power.
They enforce the rules of the game - in the same way a football referee or cricket umpire enforces the rules !
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duties of referee in basketball
Referee, umpire, timekeeper, scorekeeper. Referee usually is the one that starts the jump ball.