Jamaal Wilkes
Jamaal Wilkes' smooth subtle style of play although often overlooked by fans, was admired by his peers. For the most part, his achievements during his 12-year career were seldom rewarded with fanfare. But he won wherever he played. Wilkes entered the NBA after earning All-American honors at UCLA as well as being a key player on two undefeated NCAA championship teams and made an immediate impact with the Golden State Warriors as a rookie for the 1975 NBA Champions. He was also an essential member of the Los Angeles Lakers teams known as Showtime that captured three titles in the early 1980s. more...
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Complete Bio | Summary
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Full Name: Jamaal Wilkes (born Jackson Keith Wilkes)
Born: 5/2/53 in Santa Barbara, Cal.
High School: Santa Barbara High School
College: UCLA
Drafted by: Golden State Warriors, 1974 (11th overall)
Transactions: Signed as free agent with the LA Lakers in 1977
Height: 6-6; Weight: 190 lbs.
Nickname: Silk
Honors: NBA champion (1975, '80, '82, '85); 1975 NBA Rookie of the Year; Three-time NBA All-Star (1976, '81, '83); NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 1976, '77.