Dominique Wilkins Cards and Memorabilia Guide

Dominique Wilkins

Date of Birth: 1/12/1960
Rookie Card Year: 1986-87
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Dominique Wilkins was an elite scorer in his prime and widely-regarded one of top NBA dunkers of all-time. "The Human Highlight Film" wowed fans for many years and Dominique Wilkins cards and memorabilia remain popular with collectors.

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Born in Paris, France to military parents, Dominique Wilkins excelled at high school basketball stateside, and later attended the University of Georgia. After three seasons with the Bulldogs, including a SEC Player of the Year award in 1981, Wilkins entered the 1982 NBA Draft. He was selected by the Utah Jazz with the third overall pick, but was traded to Atlanta several months later.

Although Dominique Wilkins spent the majority of his time with the Hawks, the end of his career saw shorts stints with the Clippers, Celtics, Spurs and Magic, intermixed with overseas play in the European leagues. Upon his final retirement in 1999, Wilkins was a nine-time NBA All-Star, two-time Slam Dunk Contest Champion and was the NBA Scoring Champion in 1986. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Collectors have plenty of options when talking about Dominique Wilkins cards.  The high-flyer was included in NBA products throughout the 1980's and 1990's and his certified autographs are in good supply. Dominique Wilkins has signed for many recent products from Leaf and Panini.

Early Dominique Wilkins Cards

1983-84 Star Dominique Wilkins #263

Star Company had it's brief run as the sole NBA card producer from 1983-84 to 1985-86 and Wilkins was one of several HOF players to have their first card with Star. Although they are not universally considered true rookies, a strong following exists for the first-year cards for Dominique Wilkins and other top players. The bright red border works well with the Hawks' color scheme and the image shows Wilkins completing a emphatic dunk. There is also an All-Rookies card for Wilkins (#8 of 10) from the same year that features a bright yellow border.

1983 84 Star Dominique Wilkins 263 211x300 Image1983 84 Star All Rookies Dominique Wilkins 8 208x300 Image

1986-87 Fleer Dominique Wilkins RC #121

While an open-mouthed, pre-free throw image is not the best way to showcase a dunk champion on a card, Dominique Wilkins occupies a spot on the storied 1986-87 Fleer rookie checklist. Technically in his fifth season when this "rookie" was released, ungraded card values are cheap.

1986 87 Fleer Basketball DOminique Wilkins 212x300 Image

1986-87 Fleer Stickers Dominique Wilkins #11

Wilkins was also included in the 1986-87 Fleer Stickers insert set and the sticker card can be found for just a few dollars.

1986 87 Fleer Stickers Dominique Wilkins 11 212x300 Image

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dominique wilkins 1997-98 finest card #155 rare hot rare
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dominique wilkins 1997-98 finest card #44 refractor hot rare
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dominique wilkins 1996-97 flair showcase showtime row 0 seat 81 secti hot rare
$14.99
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dominique wilkins 1993-94 stadium club card #65 first day issue hot rare
$18.49
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1987-88 FLEER STICKER #7 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAWKS
$9.42
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2010 PANINI THREADS DOMINIQUE WILKINS JERSEY SP 13 49
$14.99
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Dominique Wilkins 1993-94 UD SE Card #155 Electric Court Atlanta Hawks
$6.00
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2013-14 Panini Crusade Basketball - Dominique Wilkins - Jersey Card - 90 99
$11.99
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1985-86 Star Dominique Wilkins #42 BGS 8.5 Nm-Mt +
$24.95
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1990 panini sticker sheet larry bird, dominique wilkins uncut sheet
$9.99
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1996 FINEST #229 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HOF POP 3 PSA 10 K1589952
$12.99
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2013-14 Panini Prizm Prizms Green #243 Dominique Wilkins BOX 300
$5.33
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1993 HOOPS 5TH ANNIVERSARY #261 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HOF POP 2 PSA 10 K1494742
$13.99
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1993 HOOPS 5TH ANNIVERSARY #7 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HOF POP 2 PSA 10 K1494740
$13.99
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1987 FLEER STICKER #7 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAWKS HOF PSA 8 K1821325-900
$7.99
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(330) Atlanta Hawks Basketball Cards! Dominique Wilkins- Moses Malone
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Autograph Guide

Dominique Wilkins Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Dominique Wilkins' authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Reputable authentication companies include JSA, PSA, Panini Authentic and Mounted Memories, to name a few.

Dominique Wilkins Cut Signature Exemplar

Dominique Wilkins Cut Signature Image

Dominique Wilkins Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Dominique Wilkins signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, depending on when in his career the item was signed. Other characteristics that play into his signature style are the particular item and venue. Look for the following signature features:

  1. Dominique Wilkins' signature is somewhat indecipherable, but maintains a consistent fluid motion and left-to-right lean.
  2. The opening "D" more resembles a "u" combined with a swooping lowercase "L".
  3. The remainder of the first name, "o-m-i-n-i-q-u-e", is jumbled together, but the "m" and "q" are the easiest to spot.
  4. The "W" in Wilkins resembles a slanted "8" and the remainder appears to be shorted to just "W-i-l-k".

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Dominique Wilkins signed Atlanta Hawks 1992 Upper Deck basketball card Psa-Dna
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DOMINIQUE WILKINS HOF 06 SIGNED AUTO Hawks PSA DNA FULL JERSEY $$$ AUTOGRAPH
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DOMINIQUE WILKINS SIGNED ATLANTA HAWKS JERSEY AUTOGRAPHED JSA cert.
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Dominique Wilkins autograph photo JSA certified
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Dominique Wilkins Autographed HOF 06 & Framed White Hawks Jersey JSA Certified
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Dominique Wilkins Signed AUTO AUTOGRAPHED Sports Illustrated HAWKS PSA DNA
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1989 Fleer DOMINIQUE WILKINS Signed Card PSA DNA HAWKS
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Dominique Wilkins Signed Wilson NCAA Basketball JSA COA
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Dominique Wilkins Hawks Signed Auto 11x14 PHOTO PSA DNA COA
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DOMINIQUE WILKINS SIGNED AUTO AUTOGRAPH SPORTS ILLUSTRATED PSA DNA ATLANTA HAWKS
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Dominique Wilkins SIGNED 8x10 Photo +HOF 01 Atlanta Hawks PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$70.00
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Dominique Wilkins Orlando Magic Signed 8x10 PSA COA
$30.00
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DOMINIQUE WILKINS AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 PHOTO JSA COA
$25.50
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Dominique Wilkins Signed Orlando Magic 8X10 Basketball Photo PSA COA
$25.50
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DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAND SIGNED MAGIC 8X10 PHOTOGRAPH AUTOGRAPH JSA COA
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Dominique Wilkins Signed 8x10 Color Photo JSA COA Orlando Magic Hawks HOF
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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