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Trooper Washington

Born: Apr 21, 1944

Death: Jan 1, 2004

Nationality: United States

Trooper Washington

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1944
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2004

Thomas "Trooper" Washington was an American professional basketball player born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A 6'7" forward from Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Washington was drafted in 1967 in the 5th round by the Cincinnati Royals, but he played instead in the American Basketball Association from 1967 to 1973 as a member of the Pittsburgh Pipers, Minnesota Pipers, Los Angeles Stars, The Floridians, and New York Nets. He won the 1968 ABA Championship with the Pittsburgh Pipers and appeared in the 1969 ABA All-Star Game. In his ABA career, Washington averaged 10.6 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game.

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