August 31, 1964 |
Eschwege, Hesse, West Germany
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Parkview Arts and Science Magnet
(Little Rock, Arkansas)
|NBA draft||1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall|
|Selected by the Washington Bullets|
|Number||14, 10, 7, 4|
|1987–1988||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1988||New Jersey Nets|
|1988||New Haven Skyhawks|
|1988–1990||Tulsa Fast Breakers|
|1993||Los Angeles Clippers|
|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|
|1996||Trotamundos de Carabobo|
|1998||Grand Rapids Hoops|
|1998||Panteras de Miranda|
|1998||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
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.
In October 1988, while a member of the Nets, Washington was suspended for two years for violating the substance-abuse agreement.
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. 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.
- Kussoy, Howie (June 11, 2014). "Derek Fisher's path from Arkansas gym rat to Knicks coach". New York Post. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
- Transactions – New York Times
- Ex-NBA player charged in I-96 hit-run – WOOD TV8 Archived October 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Ex-NBA player sentenced for hit-and-run in Michigan
- College & NBA stats @ basketballreference.com