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Drew Gooden
5.2 3.1 0.8
Team: WashingtonHeight: 6-10 Born: 9/24/1981
Position: F-CWeight: 250 Birthplace: Oakland, California
College: KansasDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Grizzlies (2002)

Latest News
July 18 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)23:4117:41 ET4:41 PM CT20:41 - Gooden has re-signed with the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: The 12-year NBA veteran originally signed a 10-day contract with Washington on Feb. 26, and eventually signed for the remainder of the season on March 18. The 6-foot-10 Gooden appeared in 22 regular season games for Washington last season, averaging 8.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per contest. Over 10 playoff games, Gooden averaged 3.4 points and 4.2 rebounds.
Mar. 22 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET0:58 GMT8:58 5:58 PM MST7:58 PM EST4:58 UAE (+1)01:5820:58 ET6:58 PM CT23:58 - Gooden has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to throw the Lakers' Nick Young to the floor during the Wizards' victory Friday night.
Analysis: League president of operations Rod Thorn says Saturday that Gooden committed an unnecessary act when he clamped Young's arm with 2:14 remaining in the game. Gooden was called for a flagrant 2 foul and automatically ejected.
Mar. 18 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET18:49 GMT2:49 11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST22:49 UAE19:4914:49 ET12:49 PM CT17:49 - Gooden signed a contract to play for the Washington Wizards for the rest of this season.
Analysis: The deal, which comes after the 32-year-old Gooden had two consecutive 10-day contracts with Washington, was announced by the team Monday. In his first eight games with the Wizards, Gooden averaged 8.1 points and 4.6 rebounds in 14.6 minutes.
Mar. 15 6:25 PM PT7:25 PM MT8:25 PM CT9:25 PM ET1:25 GMT9:25 6:25 PM MST8:25 PM EST5:25 UAE (+1)02:2521:25 ET7:25 PM CT0:25 - Gooden scored 21 as the Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.
Analysis: Gooden also grabbed nine rebounds and bounced back from Friday's pathetic scoreless effort.
Feb. 25 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET0:43 GMT8:43 5:43 PM MST7:43 PM EST4:43 UAE (+1)01:4319:43 ET6:43 PM CT23:43 - Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Gooden was originally signed by the Wizards on Feb. 26. He has averaged 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in three games.
July 16 4:53 PM PT5:53 PM MT6:53 PM CT7:53 PM ET23:53 GMT7:53 4:53 PM MST6:53 PM EST3:53 UAE (+1)01:5319:53 ET6:53 PM CT22:53 - The Milwaukee Bucks have waived Gooden and designated him as their amnesty player.
Analysis: Gooden had two years and about $13.4 million remaining on his contact. He still receives the money, but it doesn't count against the Bucks for salary cap purposes. Gooden signed with the Bucks in 2010, and the 11-year veteran averaged 11.3 points and 5.9 rebounds in 107 games.

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