Senior NBA Photographer
National Basketball Association
Andrew Bernstein, member of the Development Committee, has been a sports photographer for over 30 years. His work frequently appears in magazines including Sports Illustrated, ESPN, The Sporting News, Time, and Newsweek, as well as NBA.com and NHL.com. Andrew’s company, Andrew D. Bernstein Photography Associates, Inc., has served as the official photographer for most of Los Angeles’ professional sports teams, including the Lakers, Dodgers, Clippers, Kings, Sparks and UCLA Football. In addition, Andrew holds the position of Director of Photography for STAPLES Center and Nokia Theater LA Live, the sports and entertainment complex in Los Angeles. He has shot every NBA Finals and All Star Game since 1983.
Andrew’s current book project – Journey to the Ring, pairs Andrew with Phil Jackson, the NBA’s most successful coach, in an exciting, behind-the-scenes re-creation of the the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2009-10 championship season. His most recent exhibit, “Los Angeles Kings Road to the Stanley Cup,” is currently on display at the Staples Center. In 2001, Bernstein was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and is one of only four photographers whose work was selected for permanent exhibit in the media wing of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.