|One of the
greatest scorers in NBA history,
Dominique Wilkins has been the symbol of the Atlanta Hawks
franchise ever since he joined the team out of the Univ. of Georgia in
1982. Nicknamed the "Human Highlight Film," 'Nique played the game with a breathtaking combination of power and grace, finishing his career as the
Hawks all-time leading scorer. Wilkins joined the Hawks as the
VP of Basketball in 2004 and continues to bring the same passion and enthusiasm to the organization that brought the fans to their feet in his playing days.
'Nique Elected To Hall Of Fame!
Wilkins is the VP-Basketball for the
On September 8, 2006, NBA Legend Dominique
in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame alongside other
former players Charles
Barkley and Joe Dumars in Springfield,
Mass. The three combined to play 45 seasons in the league, compiling 26
total All-Star selections and 21 appearances on All-NBA teams.
Jacques Dominique Wilkins
Born: 1/12/60 in Paris, France
High School: Washington (N.C.)
Drafted by: Utah Jazz, 1982 (third overall)
Transactions: Draft rights traded to Hawks, 9/2/82; Traded to Clippers, 2/24/94; Signed as free agent by Celtics, 7/25/94; Played in Greece (1995-96); Signed as free agent by Spurs, 10/4/96; Played in Italy (1997-98); Signed as free agent by Magic, 2/5/99.
Human Highlight Film
Weight: 224 lbs.
Honors: All-NBA Rookie Team (1983); All-NBA First Team (1986); All-NBA Second Team (1987, '88, '91, '93); All-NAb Third Team (1989, '94); Nine-time NBA All-Star (1986-94)