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Dominique Wilkins

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Jacques Dominique Wilkins (born January 12, 1960) is an American former professional basketball player who primarily played for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Wilkins was a nine-time NBA All-Star, a seven-time All-NBA Team member and is widely viewed as one of the most acrobatic slam dunkers in NBA history, earning the nickname "the Human Highlight Reel". In October 2021, he was honored as one of the league’s greatest players of all-time by being named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.Wilkins led the NBA in scoring in the 1985–86 season. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominique Wilkins has received more than 3,382,312 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Dominique Wilkins is the 70th most popular basketball player (down from 64th in 2019), the 3,559th most popular biography from France (down from 3,070th in 2019) and the most popular French Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Dominique Wilkins ranks 70 out of 1,268Before him are Isaiah Thomas, Steve Nash, Elvin Hayes, Nate Thurmond, Nikos Galis, and Dragan Kićanović. After him are Jerry Sloan, Dino Rađa, Tim Duncan, Steve Kerr, Jerry Lucas, and Dino Meneghin.

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Among people born in 1960, Dominique Wilkins ranks 154Before him are Stephen Daldry, Franz Welser-Möst, Mohamed Bazoum, Bako Sahakyan, Atom Egoyan, and Doug Jones. After him are Mick Hucknall, David Baldacci, Tracy Pollan, Yu Hua, Taneti Mamau, and Jari Kurri.

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Among people born in France, Dominique Wilkins ranks 3,559 out of 6,011Before him are Coline Serreau (1947), Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac (1581), Bernard Heuvelmans (1916), Frédéric Mitterrand (1947), Bernard-Marie Koltès (1948), and Hélène Grimaud (1969). After him are Jules Bianchi (1989), Roland Dumas (1922), Eremburga of Maine (1096), Serge Lama (1943), Edmond Frémy (1814), and Jacqueline Auriol (1917).


Among basketball players born in France, Dominique Wilkins ranks 1After him are Michel Bonnevie (1921), André Buffière (1922), Rudy Gobert (1992), Nicolas Batum (1988), Nando de Colo (1987), Boris Diaw (1982), Antoine Rigaudeau (1971), Thomas Heurtel (1989), Tariq Abdul-Wahad (1974), Evan Fournier (1992), and Frédéric Weis (1977).

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