Syracuse basketball legend Dwayne ‘Pearl’ Washington dead at 52 — theGrio

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died. He was 52. Washington died Wednesday of cancer, the university said. He had been coping with medical problems since a brain tumor was first diagnosed in 1995 and recently…

via Syracuse basketball legend Dwayne ‘Pearl’ Washington dead at 52 — theGrio

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