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Anthony Washington Named CBA Rookie Of The Year

March 17, 2008 - Continental Basketball Association 1 (CBA 1) News Release

ALBANY, NY - The Continental Basketball Association announced today that Yakama Sun Kings center Anthony Washington has been named the CBA Rookie of the Year for the 2007-08 season, as voted on by the ten CBA head coaches.

Washington, a 2007 alum of Portland State, finished the season averaging 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds a game for the National Conference Champion Sun Kings. The 6-10 center shot 68.2% from the field and blocked 1.2 blocks a game. Washington was an undrafted rookie for the Sun Kings. Washington is the first Sun King to win the Rookie of the Year award since Bernard Hopkins in 1997. Hopkins shared the award with former Sun Kings player Jason Sasser.

2007-08 CBA All-Rookie Team

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Team College

*Anthony Washington C 6-10 250 Yakama Sun Kings Portland State

Marcus Heard F 6-8 245 East Kentucky Miners Forward

Mike Crain G 6-2 190 East Kentucky Miners Valdosta State

Tyrone Anderson G 6-4 220 Pittsburgh Xplosion Concord

Bilal Simmons G 6-6 210 Atlanta Krunk Southern Polytech

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