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‘Spoon’ to coach men’s team

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The Pineland, Texas, native went to the trials solely to watch her brother, New York playground legend Tim “Headache” Gittens, go througha workout.

By the time she had left, however, Weatherspoon was being called “coach.”
Without any formal interview process, she was named to the position after meeting briefly with General Manager Artie McGriff.

Said McGriff about hiring “Spoon”: “There was no doubt she was qualified for this job and will bring instant credibility to the franchise and the league.”

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