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How a delayed flight saved Damien Wilkins' NBA career

The Charlotte Hornets have "replaced" the injured Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with Damien Wilkins, a move that almost certainly won't work out in the long or short term. But the story of how Charlotte came to sign the 35-year-old is actually pretty interesting.Here's what he wrote on his personal blog, The Wilkins Word:I had signed a contract to play in Venezuela for this upcoming season...
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United States wins bronze medal at Pam-Am Games

Even though the U.S. basketball team lost to Canada in overtime and did not advance to the gold medal game, that did not mean they were not going home without a medal. Thr United States took on the Domincan Republic Saturday in the bronze medal game. Mark Few and his team fought hard and won 87-82, despite being down by 11 after the first quarter, to bring home a bronze medal. Bobby...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Damien Wilkins Named D-League Player Of The Week

Damien Wilkins of the Iowa Energy was named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Friday, Nov.14, through Sunday, Nov. 23. A 6-6, 225-pound guard/forward out of Georgia, Wilkins averaged 28.3 points (fourth in the league) on .561 shooting (32-for-57), 10.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists to lead Iowa to a 3-0 start to the season. On Nov. 14, he recorded a double...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Damien Wilkins Signing With Beijing Ducks Of China

Free agent shooting guard Damien Wilkins has reached agreement on a contract with Beijing of the Chinese Basketball Association, a source told RealGM. Wilkins had been searching to latch onto an NBA team, but he decided to secure a deal with the Beijing Ducks, where he will play a shortened season and continue training. Wilkins went to training camp with the Atlanta Hawks in October...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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