Duane Washington Rumors
Michael Singer: Nuggets scheduled to hold workouts tomorrow with the following prospects. All guards. Matt Coleman (Texas) Josh Christopher (ASU) Jordan Goodwin (St. Louis) Quentin Grimes (Houston) Jason Preston (Ohio U.) Duane Washington (OSU)
11 Dec 14
Former New Jersey Nets and Los Angeles Clippers player Duane Washington has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for hitting a pedestrian and then leaving the scene in western Michigan. MLive.com reported Monday that an Ottawa County judge also placed the 48-year-old Washington on 18 months’ probation and ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service. Authorities say the ex-NBA player hit 71-year-old Estella Vitins on Sept. 18 as she walked along Interstate 96 in Crockery Township after running out of gas. Vitins survived the accident, though she suffered a broken leg and other injuries.
A former NBA player who hit and seriously injured a 70-year-old pedestrian on I-96, then left the scene of the 2 a.m. accident, has been sentenced to 60 days in jail. Duane Eddy Washington, 48, of the Caledonia area, also was placed on 18 months of probation and ordered to complete 100 hours of community service for the Sept. 18 crash that injured Estella Vitins, 71, as she walked along the road.