9/12/1928 - 11/9/2014
NBA Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Ernie Vandeweghe
Ernie Vandeweghe, a New York Knicks player in the post-World War II era and father of former NBA star Kiki Vandeweghe and three other top athletes, has died. He was 86.
The death was confirmed Sunday by the NBA through its NBA history Twitter feed and by granddaughter and pro tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe in a Facebook post Saturday. The cause, time and place of death were not given.
Vandeweghe averaged 9.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 224 regular-season games for the Knicks from...