Syracuse & Brooklyn Basketball Legend Dwayne “Pearl” Washington Dead At 52

It is with great sadness to announce that American college and professional basketball legend Dwayne ‘pearl ‘ washington has died at the age of 52.

Known for putting Syracuse on the map (as far as basketball goes), the university announced his death in a news release and Pearl’s family has confirmed. According to reports, the athlete was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last Summer and had recently had surgery on it

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