20 years later, The Atlanta Hawks are finally giving Dominique Wilkins a statue
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A statue of Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins outside of the Hawks’ arena would be a great idea, right?! It sounds like a no brainer but it’s taken 20 years after the Human Highlight Film’s final highlight as a Hawk, for them to make this decision.
Dominque Wilkins will get a statue on March 6, 2015.
— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) September 16, 2014
But obviously from most of the basketball news coming out of the ATL in recent weeks, they have made a lot of bad decisions over the years and it also looks like one person who wants to turn things around for the Hawks is that legend who will have a statue put up on March of next year.
The only thing cooler than seeing Nique – the Hawks best player of all-time- standing next to it, is if they get to address Nique as team owner on that special day.
- Dominque Wilkins says he was a better dunker than Jordan, talks about 88 dunk contest/robbery
- 32 year old Dominique Wilkins injures achilles in 1992 / comes back next year to average 30ppg
- 1987: Dominique Wilkins scores 46 vs the Jazz (double pump dunk on Mark Eaton)
- Dominique Wilkins says Dream Team 2 could compete with any Dream Team…and he’s right
- The Human Highlight Film Tribute