Dominique Wilkins Speaker Profile
Retired All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks
Dominique Wilkins Biography
Dominique Wilkins was born January 12, 1960 and is a retired basketball player in the NBA and Basketball Hall of Famer. He is best remembered for his stint with the Atlanta Hawks. A nine time NBA All-Star, "'Nique" is one of the most prolific scorers in NBA history. Wilkins is also known as one of the best dunkers in NBA history, earning the nickname "The Human Highlight Film.
A nine-time NBA All-Star and the winner of two NBA Slam Dunk Contests, Wilkins registered 26,668 points and 7,169 rebounds in his NBA career. His career points total ranks him ninth in career scoring, and he is one of just 14 players to total 25,000 points or more for a career.
Wilkins' nickname was the "The Human Highlight Film" for his incredible athletic ability and highlight reel dunks. His trademark dunk was a powerful one- or two-handed windmill, dunks he used to capture the Slam Dunk titles in 1985 and 1990. As a basketball player he was known as an acrobatic scorer, somewhat of a gunner, though an outstanding finisher and one of the greatest game dunkers in NBA History.
His #21 jersey was retired by the Hawks on January 13, 2001. He is one of four players to have had their jerseys retired by the Hawks. He is widely considered to be one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, though he was left off the list in 1997.
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Posted on 4 August 2016 | 3:09 pm
Former NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins recently spoke in South Bend, Indiana to celebrate The South Bend Clinic 100 Years A Lifetime of Care - A Century of Giving event at the local community center. Wilkins discussed what his life has been like since he was diagnosed with diabetes shortly after he retired from the NBA, and how his strategy to combating the illness is to treat it like any...[Read More]
Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:33 pm
NBA legend Dominique Wilkins met with fans and signed autographs at the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular - Chicago on November 23, 2014. His appearance took place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The event featured several other legendary athletes that signed memorabilia and jerseys and made themselves available for snapshots with...[Read More]
Posted on 16 June 2014 | 5:34 pm
Atlanta Hawks star and NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins will be hosting a Fantasy Camp at the Philips Arena on August 14, 2014 at 7:00 AM. The Fantasy camp will have an array of NBA Legends in attendance including James Worthy, Dikembe Mutombo, Charles Oakley, Spud Webb, Kevin Willis and Moses Malone. The Fantasy Camp will be open to 30-65 year olds of all skill levels. Those...[Read More]
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