Peach State Sports Blog

New Wilkins for Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks signed guard/forward Damien Wilkins to a contract, according to a news release from the team.


Wilkins, 30, played in two preseason games with Memphis this year. He has appeared in 390 regular-season NBA games in six seasons with Seattle/Oklahoma City (2004-09) and Minnesota (2009-10) and  owns career averages of 7.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.6 assistsper game.


The son of former NBA player Gerald Wilkins and nephew of Hawks Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins, he played his first two years of college basketball at North Carolina State (1999-2001), before transferring to Georgia for his final two campaigns (2002-04).