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NBA Hall of Famer & Businessman

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Since retiring in 1999 from an illustrious playing career in the NBA, Dominique Wilkins has remained active in the sport of basketball within the Atlanta Hawks organization. In 2005, he was named the Hawks’ Vice President of Basketball, after previously holding roles including special assistant to the executive vice president and player development assistant. As Vice President of Basketball, Wilkins is responsible for advising the senior management team on basketball-related issues.

Wilkins is regarded as one of the most exciting players in NBA history, leading to his nickname, “The Human Highlight Film.” After starring for three years at the University of Georgia, he was drafted third overall in the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz and later traded to the Hawks. He spent twelve years with the Hawks, eventually becoming the team’s all-time leader in scoring and steals.

Numerous individual awards and accolades, as well as significant team success, highlighted Wilkins’ professional career. Wilkins made nine consecutive appearances in the NBA All-Star game and won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest twice in a five-year span. In 1986, he was crowned the NBA scoring champion after averaging 30.3 points per game. Wilkins finished his NBA career among an elite group of twelve players who scored over 25,000 career points and is ranked seventh on the all-time scoring list, with 26,534 points. Additionally, his Hawks teams recorded 50-win seasons in four straight seasons from 1985-86 to 1988-89, reached the post-season in eight of his 12 seasons, and narrowly missed reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 1988 after a heartbreaking loss to Larry Bird’s Boston Celtics. For his impressive achievements in the game of basketball, Wilkins was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2007.

Off the court, Wilkins is active in the community, taking an active role with a number of charitable organizations. Over the years, he has worked with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Special Olympics, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Lung Association. As a diabetic himself, Wilkins takes particular interest in raising awareness and funds for the disease. He works very closely with the Center for Health Transformation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to help those affected by diabetes.

Additionally, Wilkins makes appearances and speeches at corporate outings and charity events throughout the country. Wilkins’ journey from childhood to NBA stardom to successful businessman has provided him with a lifetime of experiences to share with corporate and charity audiences. The leadership skills and internal motivation he has shown in becoming an NBA legend and controlling his diabetes are an inspiration to all. He addresses a wide range of topics including effective communication, motivation, management, recruiting, and leadership.

Most recently, Wilkins released the first of his private label wines under the Wilkins Private Reserve label. The wines, which are featured in select restaurants in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast, have received excellent reviews from wine critics. Wilkins took an interest in fine wines while playing professionally in Italy at the end of his career and lists owning a private label as one of his long time goals.

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  • Leading the Way: On the Court, in the Community, and in Life

  • Motivating and Managing a Team

  • Living Healthy with Diabetes

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Dominique Wilkins

NBA Hall of Famer & Businessman

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Dominique Wilkins Biography

Since retiring in 1999 from an illustrious playing career in the NBA, Dominique Wilkins has remained active in the sport of basketball within the Atlanta Hawks organization. In 2005, he was named the Hawks’ Vice President of Basketball, after previously holding roles including special assistant to the executive vice president and player development assistant. As Vice President of Basketball, Wilkins is responsible for advising the senior management team on basketball-related issues.

Wilkins is regarded as one of the most exciting players in NBA history, leading to his nickname, “The Human Highlight Film.” After starring for three years at the University of Georgia, he was drafted third overall in the 1982 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz and later traded to the Hawks. He spent twelve years with the Hawks, eventually becoming the team’s all-time leader in scoring and steals.

Numerous individual awards and accolades, as well as significant team success, highlighted Wilkins’ professional career. Wilkins made nine consecutive appearances in the NBA All-Star game and won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest twice in a five-year span. In 1986, he was crowned the NBA scoring champion after averaging 30.3 points per game. Wilkins finished his NBA career among an elite group of twelve players who scored over 25,000 career points and is ranked seventh on the all-time scoring list, with 26,534 points. Additionally, his Hawks teams recorded 50-win seasons in four straight seasons from 1985-86 to 1988-89, reached the post-season in eight of his 12 seasons, and narrowly missed reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 1988 after a heartbreaking loss to Larry Bird’s Boston Celtics. For his impressive achievements in the game of basketball, Wilkins was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2007.

Off the court, Wilkins is active in the community, taking an active role with a number of charitable organizations. Over the years, he has worked with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Special Olympics, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the American Lung Association. As a diabetic himself, Wilkins takes particular interest in raising awareness and funds for the disease. He works very closely with the Center for Health Transformation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to help those affected by diabetes.

Additionally, Wilkins makes appearances and speeches at corporate outings and charity events throughout the country. Wilkins’ journey from childhood to NBA stardom to successful businessman has provided him with a lifetime of experiences to share with corporate and charity audiences. The leadership skills and internal motivation he has shown in becoming an NBA legend and controlling his diabetes are an inspiration to all. He addresses a wide range of topics including effective communication, motivation, management, recruiting, and leadership.

Most recently, Wilkins released the first of his private label wines under the Wilkins Private Reserve label. The wines, which are featured in select restaurants in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast, have received excellent reviews from wine critics. Wilkins took an interest in fine wines while playing professionally in Italy at the end of his career and lists owning a private label as one of his long time goals.

Dominique Wilkins Videos

  • Jacques Dominique Wilkins' Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement ...
  • NBA Hall of Famer shares his experience with diabetes - YouTube
  • NBA Legend Dominique Wilkins discusses his Diabetes Dream Team.

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Dominique Wilkins Speaking Topics

  • Leading the Way: On the Court, in the Community, and in Life

  • Motivating and Managing a Team

  • Living Healthy with Diabetes

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  • How to book Dominique Wilkins?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dominique Wilkins for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dominique Wilkins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dominique Wilkins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dominique Wilkins?

    Booking fees for Dominique Wilkins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dominique Wilkins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dominique Wilkins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dominique Wilkins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dominique Wilkins for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dominique Wilkins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dominique Wilkins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dominique Wilkins is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dominique Wilkins for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Dominique Wilkins generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Herman Boone, Bill Parcells, Sheryl Swoopes and Pat Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dominique Wilkins for an upcoming event.

Dominique Wilkins Speaker Videos

  • Jacques Dominique Wilkins' Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement ...
    NBA Hall of Famer shares his experience with diabetes - YouTube
  • NBA Legend Dominique Wilkins discusses his Diabetes Dream Team.
    Dominique Wilkins and Don Lemon discuss diabetes screening and ...

Dominique Wilkins Speaking Topics

  • Leading the Way: On the Court, in the Community, and in Life

  • Motivating and Managing a Team

  • Living Healthy with Diabetes

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