Editor's Note: Sad, sad news. RIP -PM.
Former Bullet/Wizard Nick (Spoon) Weatherspoon passed away Friday. Thoughts and prayers to the Weatherspoon Family. Spoon was a 6'7" swingman that was a fan favorite during his time in DC and was a member of the NBA All-Rookie team his first year with the Bullets/Wizards. Weatherspoon left Illinois after the 1972-73 season as the school's career scoring leader with 1,481 points. The cause of death has not been disclosed.