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Jamaal Wilkes Speaker Profile

Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer

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Jamaal Wilkes Biography

Jamaal Wilkes was born on May 2, 1953 and is a retired American basketball player who played the small forward position and won four NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors. He was a three-time NBA All-Star and the 1975 NBA Rookie of the Year. Wilkes was also a key player on two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship teams under coach John Wooden for the UCLA Bruins.

Wilkes converted to Islam and legally changed his name to Jamaal Abdul-Lateef in 1975, but he continued to use his birth surname only for purposes of public recognition.

For his career, Wilkes registered 14,664 points (17.7 ppg) and 5,117 rebounds (6.2 rpg), averaging 16.1 ppg in 113 postseason games. He played in the 1976, 1981, and 1983 All-Star Games and was named to the NBA All-Defensive Team twice. The Sporting News named Wilkes to its NBA All-Pro Second Team three years. On April 2, 2012, Wilkes was announced as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2012. He will formally enter the Hall on September 7. The Lakers planned to retire his number during the 2012–2013 season.

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Jamaal Wilkes & Other NBA Legends to Compete in 2nd Annual Cooking With Gabby Celebrity Golf Challenge

Posted on 26 June 2013 | 11:52 pm

Jamaal Wilkes AppearanceBasketball Hall of Famer Jamaal Wilkes is one of many NBA legends who will come out to compete in the 2nd Annual Cooking With Gabby Celebrity Golf Challenge in Los Angeles at the Mountain Gate Country Club on Monday, October 22. This event serves to support the fight against childhood obesity and associated health disparities with the fundraiser benefiting at-risk youth in low income...[Read More]

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