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Dominique Wilkins Biography

Born In Paris, France, Leads The Nba In Scoring, Named Nba All-star For Sixth TimeCONTACT INFORMATION


American basketball player

One of the most outstanding basketball players in National Basketball Association (NBA) history, Dominique Wilkins retired as a player after the 1998-99 season. At the time of his retirement, Wilkins ranked eighth on the all-time NBA scoring list with 26,668 points and 10th in career scoring average with 24.8 points per game. Wilkins did not stay away from the game for long, joining the administrative staff of the Atlanta Hawks in October 2000 as special assistant to the executive vice president. In October 2002 he was given additional responsibilities with the Hawks' basketball staff as an assistant in the area of player development. Wilkins not only played 15 seasons in the NBA but also spent a couple of seasons playing in Europe, leading Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek League to the European Championship for Men's Clubs in 1996 and playing for Italy's Teamsystem of Bologna during the 1997-98 season.


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