HoopsHype Damien Wilkins rumors


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Dave Pemberton: #Pistons waive Jake Voskuhl, Brian Hamilton and Walker Russell Jr. No surprise, but looks like Damien Wilkins likely made the roster. Twitter

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Jorge Sierra: Free agent swingman Damien Wilkins tells HoopsHype six teams have expressed interest in him. Wilkins added: "The situation in Atlanta doesn't seem likely and that's disappointing, but it's the business and I'll accept it. I'm as prepared mentally and physically as I've ever been so I remain confident that I'll do great when the opportunity presents itself." Twitter

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Damien Wilkins hopes it doesn’t come down to it, but he’s ready to go overseas if the lockout continues. The free agent swingman told HoopsHype he has already received interest from the Chinese League. “My agent brought an offer from China, but obviously you know they want you to stay,” Wilkins said. “I don’t know if that offer still stands or is still on the table because we haven’t spoken about it anymore, but it’s something I’ll take a closer look at now.” HoopsHype

Wilkins joined the Hawks midway through the 2010-11 season and was pretty efficient in limited playing time there, averaging 3.5 ppg on 50.4 percent shooting. Despite his nice season with Atlanta, the 6-foot-6 Wilkins has not heard from European clubs. “If that was the case I probably would’ve been gone already – especially since they allow you to return.” HoopsHype

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The Hawks announced they’ve signed swingman Damien Wilkins for the remainder of the season. Wilkins has appeared in 20 games as a reserve, with coach Larry Drew casting him as a wing defender. Wilkins is averaging 2.6 points and 1.8 rebounds in 12.3 minutes while shooting 45 percent from the field. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 19, 2011 Updates

Damien Wilkins is glad to still be with the Hawks on another 10-day. He knows his time could be limited and admits it’s hard not to think about that because he so badly wants to stay with Uncle ‘Nique’s franchise. “If this was a team where I wasn’t happy here, it wouldn’t be on my mind as much and not bother me,” he said. “It’s tough because this is where I want to be.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 18, 2011 Updates

The Atlanta Hawks have signed swingman Damien Wilkins to a second 10-day contract. The team announced the move Tuesday before the Hawks faced the Miami Heat. ESPN.com

The Hawks will re-sign guard/forward Damien Wilkins to a second 10-day contract, coach Larry Drew said after the game. Wilkins, the nephew of Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins, was originally signed Dec. 3 to fill in for Johnson during his recovery from elbow surgery. Wilkins was then waived Jan. 5 in advance of the Jan. 10 deadline at which point his contract would have been guaranteed for the remainder of the season if he were on the roster. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 9, 2011 Updates

After waiving him Wednesday, the Hawks brought back guard/forward Damien Wilkins on Saturday with a 10-day contract. Wilkins, the nephew of Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins, played against the Pacers and was elated for the chance. Brought in Dec. 3 to help fill in for the then-injured Joe Johnson, Wilkins agonized over his future after the Hawks let him go. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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After bringing him in after Joe Johnson’s elbow surgery, the Hawks waived forward Damien Wilkins Wednesday. The move came five days before the date in which the team would have had to guarantee his salary for the remainder of the season if he were on the roster. Wilkins, a Georgia product and veteran of seven NBA seasons, played his final game for the team in its Tuesday win over Sacramento. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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