Peter Vecsey

Peter Vecsey

Peter Vecsey (born 1943) is an American sports columnist and analyst, specializing in basketball. In his childhood, he attended academic and athletic powerhouse Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, NY) and graduated in 1961. Vecsey currently writes a column on the NBA for the "New York Post". He was formerly an analyst for TBS and NBC and is currently an analyst for NBA TV. His nickname is "The Viper & is known for his bitter acidic spiteful style"

Vecsey's column in the "New York Post" frequently details behind the scenes trade maneuvers as well as spotlighting many rumors in the NBA.

Vecsey is also known for his open criticism of players. Common players he has criticised include Charles Barkley, Danny Fortson, Byron Scott, the New Jersey Nets, Larry Brown, Alonzo Mourning, the New York Knicks, Vin Baker (his alcohol problems), Shawn Kemp for fathering many children out of wedlock, and former Nets star Jayson Williams.

Peter is the younger brother of "The New York Times" sports columnist George Vecsey and the uncle of former "Baltimore Sun" sports columnist Laura Vecsey. He is the father to Taylor K. Vecsey, a journalist who writes for The East Hampton Star and The New York Post.

External links

* [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/turnersports/nba/announcers/vecsey/index.html/ Turner Sports - NBA - Peter Vecsey]

References


* [http://www.nypost.com/seven/0506200...eter_vecsey.htm/ New York Post - NBA - Peter Vecsey]

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