Hasan Ahad recognized potential in Hassan Whiteside

Hasan Ahad, who works with basketball players as owner of Intense Training out of the Dowd YMCA in Charlotte, had just one session training Hassan Whiteside but immediately recognized his potential. Whiteside now is a star player for the Miami Hea
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Hasan Ahad, who works with basketball players as owner of Intense Training out of the Dowd YMCA in Charlotte, had just one session training Hassan Whiteside but immediately recognized his potential. Whiteside now is a star player for the Miami Hea

Hassan Whiteside: From Charlotte’s Dowd Y to Miami Heat playoff force

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