Jeff Wilkins (basketball)

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Jeff Wilkins
Personal information
Born (1955-03-09) March 9, 1955 (age 63)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
Playing career 1977–1993
Position Center / Power forward
Number 53, 45
Career history
1977–1978 Mobiam Udine
1978–1979 Efes Pilsen
1979–1980 Hawaii Volcanos
1980 Galleon Shippers
19801986 Utah Jazz
1986 San Antonio Spurs
1986–1987 Olympique Antibes
1987 Montigoma Rieti
1989–1990 Etoile de Voiron
1992–1993 Le Mans
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,575 (7.9 ppg)
Rebounds 2,574 (5.7 rpg)
Assists 462 (1.0 apg)
Stats at

Jeffrey "Jeff" Wilkins (born March 9, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and other leagues. A 6'11" 230 lb center born in Chicago, Illinois, Wilkins played college basketball at Illinois State University and was selected with the 15th pick in the 2nd round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.

He signed with the Spurs in July 1977 but was waived prior to the start of the 1977–78 NBA season.[1] He began his NBA playing career in 1980 with the Utah Jazz and spent the majority of it with them, but due to a mid-season trade played out part of his final year with the Spurs in 1986.[1]

He holds career NBA averages of 7.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game. Wilkins also won a Turkish Basketball League championship with Efes Pilsen.[2]


  1. ^ a b " Spurs History" (PDF).  (307 KiB); retrieved June 6, 2007
  2. ^ "1978-79 TBL season summary". 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2012. 

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