Duane Washington

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Duane Washington
Personal information
Born (1964-08-31) August 31, 1964 (age 53)
Eschwege, Hesse, West Germany
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Parkview Arts and Science Magnet
(Little Rock, Arkansas)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1987–2000
Position Shooting guard
Number 14, 10, 7, 4
Career history
1987–1988 Rapid City Thrillers
1988 New Jersey Nets
1988 New Haven Skyhawks
1988–1990 Tulsa Fast Breakers
1990–1992 Columbus Horizon
1992 Miami Tropics
1992–1993 Rockford Lightning
1993 Los Angeles Clippers
1993 Rockford Lightning
1993 Miami Tropics
1993–1994 Rapid City Thrillers
1994 Grand Rapids Hoops
1994 Le Mans Sarthe
1994 Grand Rapids Mackers
1994–1995 Trotamundos de Carabobo
1995 Sabios de Manizales
1995–1996 Murcia
1996 Trotamundos de Carabobo
1996–1997 Murcia
1997 Granada
1998 Grand Rapids Hoops
1998 Panteras de Miranda
1998 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
1998–1999 Dragons Rhöndorf
1999–2000 Skyliners Frankfurt

Duane Eddy Washington (born August 31, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (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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