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Darell Garretson
Darell Garretson

Long Point, Illinois

Inducted: 1983

Attended Illinois State for three semesters in the 1950's and then became chief of staff of the National Basketball Association officials in the 1967-68 season ... his position culminated 14 years of professional experience as an official ... has officiated more than 125 NBA playoff games and three All-Star contests ... Garretson eventually was put in charge of supervising, assigning, training, and evaluating the NBA officiating crew ... played on ISU's "B" Team in 1951, and is pictured in the yearly index.