Dominique Wilkins Rumors
Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony continues to pad his Hall of Fame resume, surpassing Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins for 13th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Tuesday night. Anthony surpassed Wilkins after sinking a heavily-contested 3-pointer over Rui Hachimura late in the third quarter of their 132-121 win against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena.
Fox Sports Southeast has announced its broadcast team for the upcoming Atlanta Hawks season which begins on Dec. 23. Bob Rathburn will be on the call again this season alongside Hawks legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Dominque Wilkins. They will be joined by Kelly Crull, who works in a similar role for the Atlanta Braves and select ACC football telecasts. Crull, who is replacing veteran reporter Andre Aldridge, previously covered Oklahoma City Thunder before career stops in Chicago and San Diego.
Tim Reynolds: Melo is 15th on the all-time scoring list. He’s 500 points away from No. 11 Hakeem Olajuwon (with No. 12 Oscar Robertson, No. 13 Dominique Wilkins and No. 14 Tim Duncan about to get passed as well). Of course, he’s been a Hall of Fame lock since April 7, 2003, but I digress.
Justin Kubatko: Anthony Edwards is the first player from the University of Georgia selected with the first overall pick in the #NBADraft. The last top-five pick from Georgia was Dominique Wilkins in 1982.
Ella Collier is Denmark’s 6-foot-3 middle blocker. To her opponents, she’s a mismatch before she even steps foot on the volleyball court. To Dominique Wilkins, she’s Jason’s daughter. To her mother, Katie Collier, she’s a reminder of everything she loved about her late husband and once-emerging NBA star, Jason Collier. Ella keeps her father’s memory close. She wears No. 40 for the Danes, which is the same number Jason wore during his two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks.
Justin Kubatko: Most points scored by a player over the final three games of a regular season: 154 – Damian Lillard, 2019-20 128 – Dominique Wilkins, 1985-86 128 – Michael Jordan, 1986-87 128 – Kobe Bryant, 2005-06 127 – David Thompson, 1977-78 127 – Russell Westbrook, 2014-15