AJC Hawks Report Podcast: The Dominique Wilkins interview

Hawks television analyst Dominique Wilkins (left) works during the first half of an NBA basketball game Nov. 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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Hawks television analyst Dominique Wilkins (left) works during the first half of an NBA basketball game Nov. 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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He’s the most legendary Atlanta Hawk.

In Episode 20 of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Hawks Report podcast, AJC beat reporter and host Sarah K. Spencer sits down with Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins.

Wilkins discusses his dunk-contest performances and why he wants his game to be known for more than that. Plus, how Wilkins got his nickname of the “Human Highlight Film”, what he thinks of this current team and how he got his start behind the mic for Bally Sports.

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Sarah K. Spencer, a Georgia native and UGA alum, has covered the Atlanta Hawks for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 2019. She is the host of the Hawks Report podcast and provides exclusive coverage in the AJC epaper after every Hawks game, in addition to news, interviews and features on ajc.com.

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Dominique Wilkins speaks as his statue is unveiled at Philips Arena on Thursday, March 5, 2015. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

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Dominique Wilkins speaks as his statue is unveiled at Philips Arena on Thursday, March 5, 2015. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

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Dominique Wilkins speaks as his statue is unveiled at Philips Arena on Thursday, March 5, 2015. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Credit: Hyosub Shin

Credit: Hyosub Shin