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No. 20 – Wilkins has his moment


The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of “The84Draft” on NBA TV.

Name: Eddie Lee Wilkins

Eddie Lee Wilkins

In 1990 vs. Portland, Eddie Lee Wilkins had a memorable game.

Position: Center/Forward

Vitals: 6-foot-10, 220 pounds

Birthday: May 7, 1962

College: Gardner-Webb

Drafted in 1984: 133rd overall (No. 17 in sixth round) by New York Knicks

Draft fact: On November 15th, 1990, Eddie Lee Wilkins, the 133rd player selected in the 1984 Draft, scored 20 points in 20 minutes for the New York Knicks against the Portland Trail Blazers.

We’re just 20 hours away from “The84Draft” on NBA TV! Tune in for the captivating story on one of the NBA’s most talent-filled and unique classes ever.