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Heat's Hassan Whiteside suspended one game by NBA

NEW YORK (AP) -- Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been suspended one game without pay for his elbow to the head of San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic.The punishment was announced Thursday by NBA executive Kiki VanDeWeghe.Whiteside will serve his suspension Feb. 19 when Miami plays the Hawks in Atlanta.He was ejected with 9:35 left in the Spurs' 119-101 win at Miami on...
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Heat's Hassan Whiteside banned a game for throwing elbow

NEW YORK (AP) Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been suspended one game without pay for his elbow to the head of San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic. The punishment was announced Thursday by NBA executive Kiki VanDeWeghe. Whiteside will serve his suspension Feb. 19 when Miami plays the Hawks in Atlanta. He was ejected with 9:35 left in the Spurs' 119-101 win at Miami...
Via Associated Press
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NBA makes a change to the Hack-a-Shaq rule

NEW YORK -- NBA teams need to keep Hack-a-Shaq on the court, not the sideline.The league sent a memo to teams and referees Tuesday clarifying that intentionally fouling a player inbounding the ball will be a delay of game violation -- and possibly a technical foul.The memo, sent from league executives Kiki Vandeweghe and Mike Bantom and obtained by The Associated Press, comes in...
Via Associated Press
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NBA to ease travel by lengthening duration of Finals

The NBA continued its quest to help alleviate the toll a burdensome travel schedule can have on the league’s players by announcing a revamped schedule format for the NBA Finals. The league will abandon the traditional Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday format and instead will ensure that there are two days off whenever teams travel between cities. The Finals will stick with the 2-2...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

CoCo causes a stir: American tennis player gives first mid-match interview

It’s been a productive year for American professional tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe. The 23-year-old reached her first major-tournament quarterfinal two months ago at Wimbledon, getting a taste of Centre Court against Maria Sharapova. Vandeweghe’s powerful serve — one of the most imposing on the WTA Tour — can allow her to dictate points and gain leverage with that shot more...
Via Awful Announcing
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

VanDeWeghe promoted to NBA executive vice president

Kiki VanDeWeghe has been promoted to executive vice president of basketball operations for the NBA. The league announced the move on Tuesday. VanDeWeghe had been serving as senior vice president of basketball operations. He joined the league office in 2013 after working as general manager with the New Jersey Nets and Denver Nuggets. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver calls VanDeWeghe ...
Via Associated Press
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

CoCo Vandeweghe Randomly Calls Carmelo Anthony ‘Soft’ After Wimbledon Win

When it comes to hot Carmelo Anthony takes, there is no offseason. CoCo Vandeweghe had just upset Karolina Pliskova, the No. 11 player in the world, in a second-round match at Wimbledon. But when the 23-year-old tennis player spoke to reporters after her win Wednesday, the topic of discussion took a surprising turn. “I just feel that Carmelo, he is a bit soft,” Vandeweghe said...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Female tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe called Carmelo Anthony soft after her Wimbledon match

Female tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe caused quite a stir Wednesday at Wimbledon. After knocking off the number eleven player in the world in a second round match, Vandeweghe started talking reckless about New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony. For those who don’t know, CoCo is the niece of former NBA general manager Kiki Vandeweghe, who was responsible for bringing Anthony...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Coco Vandeweghe makes critical comments about Carmelo Anthony

Kiki Vandeweghe was the general manager who once drafted Carmelo Anthony. Now, his tennis player niece, Coco Vandeweghe, is making noise about Melo. The criticism seems unnecessary coming from a tennis player, but somehow, they're pretty darn funny.From Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News:Well, that's just dandy.(H/t to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News.)Photo Credit:...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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