Dominique Wilkins was known as the Human Highlight Reel. ‘Nique was known for his vicious dunks and his ability to just put on a show.
He won two NBA Dunk Contests during his time in Atlanta. From a span of 11 full seasons with Atlanta, he averaged less than 20 points per game just once, and the led the Hawks to the playoffs eight times. Wilkins waged some memorable playoff battles with Michael Jordan and Larry Bird and is still the team’s all-time leader in minutes played, games played, and points scored.
He was also known for some legendary nightlife. And legend has it that he even opened up his own nightclub in Atlanta simply called “Dominique’s”.