|Full name||Hassan Niam Whiteside|
|birthday||13th June 1989 (age 31)|
|place of birth||Gastonia , North Carolina , USA|
|NBA draft||2010 , 33rd Pick , Sacramento Kings|
|society||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Clubs as active|
|2010–2012 Sacramento Kings 2010–2012 → Reno Bighorns ( D-League ) 2012–2013 Sioux Falls Skyforce ( D-League ) 2013 Rio Grande Valley Vipers ( D-League ) 2013 Amchit Club 2013 Sichuan Blue Whales 2013–2014 Al-Mouttahed Tripoli 2014 Jiangsu Tongxi 2014 Iowa Energy ( D-League ) 2014–2019 Miami Heat Since 2019 Portland Trail Blazers
Hassan Niam Whiteside (born June 13, 1989 in Gastonia , North Carolina ) is an American basketball player . Whiteside plays on the position of the center currently for the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA .
Whiteside played for Marshall University for a year , where he averaged 13.1 points, 8.9 rebounds and 5.6 blocks . In the 2010 NBA draft , he was selected in the second round in 33rd place by the Sacramento Kings . However, he could not prevail in the Kings squad and played a large part of the two years in the Kings farm team , with the Reno Bighorns in the G-League . In the summer of 2012, his contract was dissolved with the Kings, where he had only made 19 missions in the two years and achieved 1.5 points and 2.1 rebounds on average. He then continued to play in the G-League for the Sioux Falls Skyforce and Rio Grande Valley Vipers , with whom he won the 2013 G-League championship.
In the summer of 2014 he returned to the USA and initially signed with the Memphis Grizzlies , which, however, released him shortly afterwards. He then played for Iowa Energy before he was signed by the Miami Heat on November 24, 2014 .
In the Heat he quickly established himself as a regular player. In January 2015 Whiteside scored his first triple-double in defeating the Chicago Bulls . He got 14 points, got 13 rebounds and blocked 12 throws. With 12 blocks he set a club record, surpassing Alonzo Mourning . A few days later, he scored career highs of 24 points and 20 rebounds in the loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves . This was the first 20/20 game in his career. In February 2016, Whiteside recorded his third point rebounds blocks triple double of the 2015/16 season (and the fourth of his career). He also became the first player in league history to achieve two such triple doubles as a bench player.
Due to his very good performance, the Heat extended the contract with Whiteside for four years in the summer of 2016 for a total of 98 million US dollars.
On July 6, 2019, Whiteside was transferred to the Portland Trail Blazers in a four-team trade .
- Kings Waive Hassan Whiteside . Article on NBA website, July 16, 2012, accessed February 10, 2016.
- Grizzlies waive Earl Clark and Hassan Whiteside . Article on NBA website October 22, 2014, accessed February 10, 2016.
- Andrew Seligman: Wade, Bosh, Whiteside lead Heat over Bulls 96-84 . ( Memento of the original from January 27, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. NBA.com, January 25, 2015, accessed February 10, 2016.
- Jon Krawczynski: Rubio's return sparks Wolves late in 102-101 win over Heat . NBA.com, February 5, 2015, accessed February 10, 2016.
- Elias Top 5 NBA Questions - Whiteside's Triple-Double. NBA.com, February 6, 2016, accessed February 8, 2016 .
- Whiteside Returning To Heat On Reported Four-Year Max Contract
- Trail Blazers Acquire Hassan Whiteside from Miami in Multi-Team Deal. Retrieved April 18, 2020 (English).
- Hassan Whiteside - player profile on NBA.com
- Hassan Whiteside - player profile on basketball-reference.com
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Whiteside, Hassan Niam (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American basketball player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 13, 1989|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gastonia , North Carolina , USA|