Jim Washington

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For the Canadian football player of the same name, see Jim Washington (Canadian football).
Jim Washington
No. 25, 7, 12
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1943-07-01) July 1, 1943 (age 71)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school West Philadelphia Catholic
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Villanova (1962–1965)
NBA draft 1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Pro career 1965–1975
Career history
1965–1966 St. Louis Hawks
19661969 Chicago Bulls
1969 Sunbury Mercuries (EPBL)
19691971 Philadelphia 76ers
1971–1975 Atlanta Hawks
1975, 2 seasons Buffalo Braves
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 8,168 (10.6 ppg)
Rebounds 6,637 (8.6 rpg)
Assists 1,105 (1.4 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James H. "Jumpin Jimmy" Washington (born July 1, 1943) is a former professional basketball player. A 6'6" forward born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and from Villanova University, he was selected by the St. Louis Hawks with the 6th pick of the 1965 NBA Draft. After one year with the Hawks, he joined the Chicago Bulls, where he became a fan favorite as the first Bull to average more than ten rebounds per game. In 1967-1968, he averaged 12.5 points and 10.1 rebounds; the following season, he averaged 14 points and 10.6 rebounds. Washington would also play for the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks (a later incarnation of the St. Louis Hawks), and the Buffalo Braves and retired with 6,637 career rebounds.

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