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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...
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Melo killer CoCo Vandeweghe killed her racket yesterday

Tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe, niece to vice-president of basketball operations of the National Basketball Association Kiki Vandeweghe, was asked her opinion on NY Knicks aging star Carmelo Anthony. “I just feel that Carmelo, he is a bit soft,” Vandeweghe said. “And now this is just my own personal opinion. I think he is soft. I don’t think he has a killer instinct in his...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 03, 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...
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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 AP on Fox
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...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe, "Carmelo Anthony is Soft"

Tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe, niece to vice-president of basketball operations of the National Basketball Association Kiki Vandeweghe, was asked her opinion on NY Knicks aging star Carmelo Anthony. “I just feel that Carmelo, he is a bit soft,” Vandeweghe said, after her second-round, 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova. “And now this is just my own personal opinion...
Via Bob's Blitz
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

Former NBA player Ernie Vandeweghe dies at 86

Ernie Vandeweghe, the former New York Knicks player and father of former NBA star Kiki Vandeweghe and pro tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe, has died. He was 86. The death was confirmed Sunday by the NBA through its NBA history Twitter feed and by granddaughter CoCo Vandeweghe in a Facebook post. The cause and place of death were not given. Vandeweghe averaged 9.5 points and 4.6 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA: No serious discussions about 4-point line

NBA players won't be pulling up for a 4-point shot anytime soon. The league denied Tuesday that any serious discussions had been held about that or expanding the court. reported that president of operations Rod Thorn and vice president Kiki Vandeweghe, during an interview at All-Star weekend, said the league had discussed both possibilities. In a statement posted on Twitter...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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