Top 5 Assists of All Time

The assist is one category of basketball’s most diverse plays, from a simple pass to a cutter to a behind-the-back gem. Many flashy passes have been made over the course of NBA history. Here are the 5 most impressive assists in NBA history:   #5 – Larry Bird: From the Ground Up Here, Larry Bird, one of the NBA’s greatest all-time playmakers, makes an incredible all around...
Via The League News
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Prospect: Dante Exum – Australia

Dante Exum Dante Exum is the mystery of the 2014 NBA Draft.  Many scouts are insistent that if Dante played college in the states, he would be the #1 pick of the 2014 draft.  Those are big words in this year’s hyped draft.  Having consistently been in the top 4 all year in most mock drafts, he has taken a slight dip as of late.  This is partially because of the rise of Vonleh’s...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Have Traded/Swapped 1st Round Pick In 13 Of Past 27 Years

The New York Knicks have traded or swapped their first round pick in 13 of the past 27 years. 1988 - 11th overall pick went to Bulls in a swap of picks via the Charles Oakley trade. Bulls took Will Perdue. Knicks grabbed Rod Strickland at No. 19. 1989 - No. 22 pick went to Blazers (Byron Irvin) via Kiki Vandeweghe trade. 1993 - No. 26 pick went to Orlando (Geert Hammink) via 3-team...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons interested in Cavs' Griffin, sources say

Cavaliers acting general manager David Griffin has drawn interest from the Pistons as a potential candidate for the available president of basketball operations job, sources familiar with the search told FOX Sports Ohio on Saturday. USA Today first reported the Pistons' interest in Griffin. The Pistons decided not to renew the contract of former president Joe Dumars, who ran...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Study Finds Isiah Thomas As Best Drafting GM Since 1989

Isiah Thomas is the best drafting general manager in the NBA, according to an empirical study conducted by ESPN. While with the Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks, Thomas had a Net Expected Wins Average of +1.7 per pick. Thomas drafted Damon Stoudamire seventh overall in 1995 and Tracy McGrady at ninth during his tenure with the Raptors. David Lee, Trevor Ariza, Wilson Chandler...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Starting Five: From way outside

While we're waiting for J.R. Smith to mess with our basketball-playing accessories, let's get into this week's edition of The Starting Five. SHOULD WE WANT 'CURRY FOR 4?' With our fascination with Steph Curry's shooting range in full bloom, would you prefer watching him tee it up from 4-point range? Wait, how's that? Well, while fielding questions on various...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Imagine a 4-point shot in the NBA?

Boston's best 4-point shooter?Former Celtic great Antoine Walker once said the reason he took so many 3-pointers was "because there are no 4s."  Yesterday a story came out that the NBA has discussed the possibility of actually adding a 4-pointer.  From ESPN's Marc Stein:NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and vice president Kiki Vandeweghe acknowledged...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Executive: No ‘Serious Conversations’ Have Been Had About Creating 4-Point Line

Just as quickly as it seemed like the NBA was on board with a radical idea, the notion was squashed. ESPN’s Tom Haberstroh reported Tuesday that in talking with NBA president of basketball operations Rob Thorn, the league executive revealed that the idea of implementing a 4-point shot had “come up” in league discussions. It turns out, ESPN ran with a story line that “doesn’t...
February 26, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA executives have discussed adding a four-point line

Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of basketball operations Kiki Vandeweghe seemed open to the idea, even hinting that the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucks' Weltman not named new Suns general manager

The Phoenix Suns have decided on their next general manager, and it isn't Bucks assistant general manager Jeff Weltman. A finalist for the job, Weltman lost out to 33-year-old Celtics assistant general manager Ryan McDonough. Weltman was a finalist for the Suns' general manager job in 2010, but Lance Blanks was hired instead. Weltman, 48, will instead return to Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kiki Vandeweghe Hired As NBA Vice President Of Basketball Operations

Kiki Vandeweghe previously served as general manager of the Nets.
Via RealGM
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Kiki VanDeWeghe Adjusts Spelling of His Name After Being Named NBA Vice President, Basketball Operations

Kiki Vandeweghe was named the NBA’s new vice president in charge of basketball operations on Wednesday, and he decided to capitalize on the opportunity — literally. Vandeweghe, who has spelled his name with only one capital letter since childhood, tripled the number of big letters in his name when the league announced its move. Now written as “VanDeWeghe,” his last name is...
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA adds Vandeweghe as VP of basketball operations

The NBA has hired former All-Star Kiki Vandeweghe as vice president of basketball operations. Vandeweghe, also a former general manager with Denver and the Nets, and the Nets' interim coach for a year, will be involved in the development of rules and interpretations, disciplinary matters and other details involved in the operation of NBA games. He will start April 1 and report...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

VanDeWeghe named VP, basketball operations

NEW YORK E.M. Kiki VanDeWeghe III, an All-American basketball player at UCLA, first-round draft pick, former two-time NBA All-Star, and NBA general manager and coach, will join the NBA as Vice President, Basketball Operations effective April 1, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations Stu Jackson announced today. In his new role, VanDeWeghe will be involved in a broad...
Via Fox Sports West
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Cavs’ David Griffin in Running for Clippers GM Gig

According to multiple reports, the Los Angeles Clippers have been given permission to speak with Cleveland Cavaliers assistant general manager David Griffin as means to fill their presently vacant general manager position. Griffin joins former Cavs GM Jim Paxson and ex-Nuggets GM Kiki Vandeweghe on the short list of potential hires. Vandeweghe, per the New York Daily News,  is...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Vandeweghe Considered Frontrunner For Clippers' GM Job

Kiki Vandeweghe is considered a frontrunner to become the next general manager of the Clippers.
Via RealGM
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Kiki Vandeweghe Lakers-Hornets Chat Archive (33112)

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Via Fox Sports West
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Kiki Vandeweghe Lakers-Timberwolves Chat Archive (22912)

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Via Fox Sports West
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Clippers release television schedule

PRIME TICKET and its sister network, FOX Sports West will regionally telecast a total of 62 regular season and two preseason games (Monday night, Dec. 19 at the Lakers and Dec. 21 vs. the Lakers) during the upcoming season. Four of the remaining contests not televised on PRIME TICKET will air nationally on TNT."Clippers Live: Season Preview Special" Debuts Monday night...
Via Fox Sports West
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

For Nets, it’s hey, hey, Nene

As the new general manager in 2008, Kiki Vandeweghe was ecstatic when the Nets drafted Brook Lopez at No. 10 — about as thrilled as he was on his first draft night in Denver in 2002 when he acquired Nene in a deal with the Knicks. And, Dwight Howard’s future...
Via NY Post
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Lockout Special: 1988 Fantasy Basketball Team Previews, Portland Trailblazers

With fewer than three weeks until the start of the NBA’s 41st season, we’re previewing all 25 teams. Whatchu say? Twenty-five teams? Yup. We’re looking at every franchise in addition to shining a light on the new Eastern Conference expansion Charlotte Hornets and Western Conference expansion Miami Heat. And if Charlotte’s more East than Miami, I’ll apparently be previewing...
Via Razzball Basketball
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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