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Former NBA player, Hickory native Chris Washburn arrested on felony charge

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Chris Washburn, co-owner of the now closed Washburn's Wings and More, shows off his famous fried chicken in 2012. Washburn's career peaked in the mid 1980s.

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HICKORY, N.C. – He was the third overall selection in the 1986 NBA draft. He was banned from the NBA in 1989 after failing three drug tests in three years and spent time in jail on drug charges.

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HDR File Photo

Chris Washburn, co-owner of the now closed Washburn's Wings and More, shows off his famous fried chicken in 2012. Washburn's career peaked in the mid 1980s.