Hornets add free agent G/F Damien Wilkins to fill out roster

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Hornets announced they have signed free agent guard/forward Damien Wilkins. Terms of the contract were not released Friday. The nine-year NBA veteran has played in 563 games with 149 starts five different NBA teams, averaging 6.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 19.3 minutes per game. He has shot 42.7 percent from the field and 78.3 percent from the...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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:Crazy indeed. Wilkins probably won't play a minute for the Hornets...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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

UVA Basketball: Malcolm Brogdon Pan American outlook

UVA basketball will be represented in one of the world’s biggest sporting events, as senior guard Malcolm Brogdon was one of 12 players selected to the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team. 22 college and professional basketball players headed to Colorado Springs, Colorado from July 7-9 in the hopes that they could represent the United States in the next Pan Am Games...
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July 12, 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

’13 Free Agents: What Did We Miss?

When the 76ers began the 2013 off season, the immediate future looked somewhat positive.  With All-Star point man Jrue Holiday leading the way as well as solid veterans like Thad Young, Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner on the roster, the franchise had a respectable core to build around. Add the #11 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, factor in the removal of the burnt out Doug Collins and...
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May 12, 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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