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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!

Twenty-five years ago on May 22, 1988, two Hall of Famers staged what is widely considered to be the greatest one-on-one battle in NBA Playoff history. In a game that lingers in the minds of NBA fans everywhere (and seemingly can be seen on NBA TV at any given time), Dominique Wilkins and Larry Bird put on a show nonpareil, a can-you-top-this clinic of offensive basketball that captivated all involved spectators -- players and coaches included.

This is the story of that afternoon; 'Nique vs. Bird: An Oral History of the NBA's Greatest Playoff Duel

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Today, Dominique Wilkins is the VP-Basketball for the Hawks. Full Bio



On September 8, 2006, NBA Legend Dominique Wilkins was enshrined 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. More >>



Complete Bio | Complete Stats

G FG% FT% Rebs RPG Asts APG Stls Blks Pts PPG
1074 .461 .811 7,169 6.7 2,677 2.5 1,378 642 26,668 24.8
Full Name: Jacques Dominique Wilkins
Born: 1/12/60 in Paris, France
High School: Washington (N.C.)
College: Georgia
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.
Nickname: 'Nique; Human Highlight Film
Height: 6-8
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)