Duane Washington

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Duane Washington
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1964-08-31) August 31, 1964 (age 49)
Eschwege, Hesse, West Germany
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Career information
High school Parkview Arts and Science Magnet
(Little Rock, Arkansas)
College Laredo JC (1983–1985)
Middle Tennessee (1985–1987)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Pro playing career 1987–2000
Career history
1987–1988 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1988 New Jersey Nets
1988 New Haven Skyhawks (USBL)
1988–1990 Tulsa Fast Breakers (CBA)
1990–1992 Columbus Horizon (CBA)
1992 Miami Tropics (USBL)
1992–1993 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1993 Los Angeles Clippers
1993 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1993 Miami Tropics (USBL)
1993–1994 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1994 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1994 Le Mans Sarthe (France)
1994 Grand Rapids Mackers (CBA)
1994–1995 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
1995 Sabios de Manizales (Colombia)
1995–1996 Murcia (Spain)
1996 Trotamundos de Carabobo (Venezuela)
1996–1997 Murcia (Spain)
1997 Granada (Spain)
1998 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1998 Panteras de Miranda (Venezuela)
1998 Maccabi Rishon LeZion (Israel)
1998–1999 Dragons Rhöndorf (Germany)
1999–2000 Skyliners Frankfurt (Germany)

Duane E. Washington (born August 31, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA. He is the older brother of Derek Fisher.[1]

He played at Laredo Junior College, in Laredo, Texas, and Middle Tennessee State University before being taken with the 13th pick of the second round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Washington Bullets. He is a graduate of Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School.

Washington's brief NBA career consisted of 19 games spanning two seasons: in 1987-88 with the New Jersey Nets and in 1992-93 with the Los Angeles Clippers.

In October 1988, while a member of the Nets, Washington was suspended for two years for violating the substance-abuse agreement.[2]

On September 19, 2012, he was charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing injury after allegedly hitting a 70 year old woman with his car on September 18 and leaving the scene of the accident. The accident occurred along I-96 in Crockery Township, Michigan, near Spring Lake.[3] In July 2013, Washington was sentenced to sixty days in jail. He was also placed under probation for eighteen months and ordered to perform community service.[4]

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