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Derrick Coleman


1967 Born June 21 in Mobile, Alabama
1986 Begins playing for Syracuse University
1990 Graduates from Syracuse University
1990 Number one draft pick in NBA, signs to New Jersey Nets
1991 Named Rookie of the Year
1994 Plays in NBA All-Star game
1994 Accused of rape (never charged)
1994 Plays on Dream Team II, wins gold medal
1995 Traded to Philadelphia 76ers
1998 Traded to Charlotte Hornets
1999 Involved in traffic accident, charged with DWI (later acquitted)
2000 Turns himself in on a warrant for driving with suspended license
2001 Traded back to Philadelphia 76ers
2002 Arrested for speeding, DUI in Detroit; pleads no contest

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