Hawks legend, Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins turns 59

Atlanta Hawks legend and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins celebrates his 59th birthday Jan. 12.

Wilkins’ 23,292 points are the most in Hawks’ franchise history and his career total of 26,668 lands 15th on the all-time scoring list.

Wilkins, nicknamed The Human Highlight Film, was inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame in 2006 and has had his statue outside of the franchise’s home facility (now State Farm Arena) since 2015.

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