- About Violet Palmer
Full name: Violet Palmer
Also known as: Violet Palmer, Palmer, Violet
Professions: American basketball official
- Violet Palmer Biography
Violet Renice Palmer (born July 20, 1964) is an American basketball referee in the NBA and WNBA and the first female official to reach the highest competitive tier in a major U.S. professional sport. She also earned recognition as a member of two NCAA Division II women's championship basketball teams. Palmer was the first woman to officiate an NBA playoff game when she did so in the April 25, 2006 match between the Indiana Pacers and New Jersey Nets. In the NBA, Palmer wears uniform number 12.
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