Mike Woodson’s lengthy career as an NBA coach has led to early involvement with a fast-rising 2025 prospect.
On Monday, Jacob Wilkins, son of NBA great Dominique Wilkins, announced an offer from IU on his social media pages.
The Lilburn, Ga. product attends Parkview H.S. in the Atlanta area, where he averaged around 19 points and five rebounds as a sophomore.
A long-time star for the Atlanta Hawks, Dominique took a front office job with the franchise in 2004, the same year Mike Woodson was hired as the head coach. They worked together in Atlanta until 2010. Dominique still works in an executive role with the Hawks.
According to the On3 Consensus, Wilkins is a 4-star prospect, the No. 33 overall player in the class of 2025, and the No. 7 small forward.
In Nike EYBL action over the weekend, the 6-foot-8 Wilkins averaged 9.5 points and 5 rebounds per contest.
Dominique was a nine-time NBA All-Star. In 2006, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and in October 2021, he was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. Jacob’s uncle Gerald and cousin Damien also played in the NBA.
Dominique’s alma mater Georgia has also offered Jacob, along with Alabama.
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