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Hassan Whiteside

Born:     June 13, 1989
Place of Birth:    Gastonia, NC
Zodiac Sign:  Gemini

Hassan Niam Whiteside is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Marshall Thundering Herd before being drafted in the second round by the Sacramento Kings in the 2010 NBA draft. After joining Miami in 2014, Whiteside was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2016, when he also led the NBA in blocks. He led the league in rebounding in 2017.

Whiteside is the son of Hasson Arbubakrr and Debbie Whiteside. His father played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1983 to 1984. Whiteside has a younger brother named Nassan, who has autism. In 2012, Nassan's Place was incorporated in the state of New Jersey as a non-profit organization. Nassan's Place provides low to moderate income families the opportunity to receive quality and affordable care for their children in a safe and carefree environment.  Source.