Hassan Whiteside Celebrity Life
Hassan Whiteside, born on 13th June 1989 in Gastonia, State of North Carolina, USA is an American professional basketball player who plays for Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association.
The Early Years
Hassan began playing basketball in high school in Gastonia, North Carolina. In his first year at high school, he moved with his father to Newark, New Jersey.
There he played in East Side High School and scored an average of 18 points, 10 rebounds, 5.5 block shots per game in the 2006-2007 season. Then, in the 2007-2008 season, he returned to North Carolina.
Sacramento Kings, D-League and others
On June 24, 2010, Whiteside was drafted under a common 33rd number by the Sacramento Kings team. On July 19, he signed a contract with the Kings for four years totaling $3.8 million, of which the first two years were guaranteed, for which he received $1.76 million.
On March 5, 2011, Whiteside underwent surgery to restore a partially torn tendon in his left knee, due to which he almost completely missed the season. He only once appeared on the floor in matches for the Sacramento Kings in his first year in the NBA.
In January 2012, he again went to the Reno Bighorns. On February 4, he returned to Sacramento.
On July 16, 2012, he was expelled from the Sacramento Kings.
On September 25, 2014, he signed a non-guaranteed contract with Memphis Grizzlies. In pre-season games, he went to the site 5 times, recording an average of 3.4 points and 3 rebounds. He never played in the NBA for Memphis and was expelled on October 22, 2014.
Miami Heat (2014 -present )
On November 24, 2014, Whiteside signed a contract with Miami Heat. On December 13, he was sent to the D-League for the Sioux Falls Skyfors team, but he was recalled two days later, having played one game in which he managed to make a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds in 26 minutes. On January 4, 2015, he made his first double-double in the NBA (11 points, 10 rebounds) in the victorious match against Brooklyn Nets.
On January 11, 2015, he scored a record 23 points for himself and made 16 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocked shots in a match against Los Angeles Clippers. On January 25, 2015, he made his first triple-double, scored 14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 block shots to win the match against the Chicago Bulls.
On November 1, 2015, Whiteside renewed his performance record again by scoring 25 points in a match against Houston Rockets, and which helped his team to win with a difference of 21 points.
On November 17, he issued his 2nd triple-double in the NBA, gaining 22 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks in a lost match against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Hassan Whiteside became the 7th player in the history of the NBA, who managed to make more than one triple-double, made up of points, rebounds and block shots.
On January 15, 2016, Whiteside recorded the third triple-double of his career of 19 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots to win the match against the Denver Nuggets.
From January 22 to February 2, Whiteside missed 6 games of the regular season due to a left hip injury. On February 3, he returned to the floor, and on December 5 he made his next (3rd in the season and 4th in his career) triple-double of 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 block shots.
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