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Nicknamed the “Human Highlight Film,” Dominique Wilkins is one of the top dunkers in NBA history. He spent the majority of his basketball career with the Atlanta Hawks, where he remains the franchise’s all-time leader in scores and steals. He’s now the team’s vice president of basketball and special advisor to the CEO. Here, he shares his perfect day in and around Atlanta.
Atlanta Hawks legend Dominique Wilkins and current star point guard Trae Young talk about the game, Atlanta, and the toll of the pandemic.
Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert F. Smith made the biggest headlines when he announced he would pay the student debt of the entire graduating class, but this year's group of Atlanta University Center commencement speakers also included a Hawks basketball legend and the mayor of Atlanta. Here are some of the best pieces of wisdom and advice from the speeches.
This month, the Hawks begin their 50th season in Atlanta. Yes, we’re still waiting on an NBA championship, but the franchise’s record over that half-century is nothing to scoff at: 33 playoff seasons; four NBA Coaches of the Year; and a cadre of Hall of Fame legends. We celebrate with a photo essay featuring the work of Scott Cunningham, the team's official photographer of 41 years.
The second location to ever open, the Houston's on Lenox Road has been an Atlanta institution for 40 years. And while some might think of it as an overpriced chain, many Atlantans are completely devoted to the restaurant—and its spinach and artichoke dip.