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Damien Wilkins | Guard/Forward | #12

Team: Indiana Pacers
Age / DOB:  (38) / 1/11/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 225
College: Georgia

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The Pacers have waived veteran Damien Wilkins.
He just made his first start of the season on Saturday with 11 points in 22 minutes, but his services are no longer needed with Glenn Robinson (ankle) due back any day now. Jan 7 - 1:56 PM

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Damien Wilkins made a start for Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle) on Saturday with a season-high 11 points in 22 minutes against the Bulls.

The 37-year-old wing has been a cool story this year after missing the last four NBA seasons. However, there's really not much to like from a fantasy perspective.
Jan 6 - 10:20 PM

Damien Wilkins will start on Saturday against the Bulls.

Coach Nate McMillan has talked about changing his lineup and wanting Lance Stephenson on the bench, so this move makes sense. Wilkins would be a very dicey play in DFS.
Jan 6 - 5:44 PM

Damien Wilkins scored four points with one steal in 13 minutes against the Celtics on Saturday.

The Pacers are really thin on the wing, so they needed Wilkins in there to take on some of Victor Oladipo's (knee) playing time. Leave Wilkins on the wire.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 10:14:00 PM

Damien Wilkins (personal) will not play Friday vs. the Sixers.

Very little fantasy impact here, as Wilkins is averaging just 7.7 minutes per game this season.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 12:42:00 PM

Damien Wilkins made the Pacers roster.

First and foremost, this is a cool story for a 37-year-old wing who has been out of the NBA since 2013. Secondly, this really goes to show how razor thin the Pacers are at shooting guard and small forward due to Glenn Robinson III (ankle) out until 2018. He's played well this month and he could get minutes, but obviously you're not drafting him in fantasy.
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 02:46:00 PM

The Indiana Pacers announced they have signed Damien Wilkins.

It was reported back in late July that Indy was going to ink Wilkins to a non-guaranteed, one-year deal and it became official on Tuesday. Wilkins, who is 37, hasn't played in an NBA game since April of 2013. Even if he does end up making the 15-man roster, it is unlikely he cracks the Pacers rotation. Thus, Wilkins can be ignored in all fantasy formats.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 01:33:00 PM

Damien Wilkins will sign a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum to join the Pacers according to Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders.

Well, we didn't see this one coming. Wilkins is 37 and hasn't played in the NBA since the 2012-13 season. Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star is reporting that the deal isn't guaranteed, so he's not a lock to make the 15-man roster, let alone crack the rotation. With career averages of 6.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.8 steals, fantasy owners can leave Wilkins off their draft boards.
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 10:02:00 AM

NBA veteran Damien Wilkins is expected to join the Greensboro Swarm of the D-League.

Wilkins signed with the Hornets before the start of the 2015-16 season, and he's still trying to claw his way back into the NBA over a year later. It's going to be a long but not impossible road ahead.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 06:19:00 PM

The Hornets announced that they signed Damien Wilkins on Friday.

Wilkins is getting a "preseason look", but there is a chance that he could make the final roster with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on the shelf. Wilkins is 35 years old and has career averages of just 6.3 points, 1.7 boards and 1.5 assists, so there is no reason to pay him any attention in fantasy leagues.
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 09:28:00 AM

The Hornets are signing Damien Wilkins for training camp, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.

Wilkins is getting a "preseason look," and this is likely the result of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (shoulder) now being out for an undetermined period of time. Even if Wilkins makes the team, he won't be a fantasy option in any format.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 11:03:00 AM

Damien Wilkins has been invited to Hawks training camp.

He played with the Sixers last season and made some noise late in the season, but at this point, he'll simply be trying to make an NBA roster. Ignore him on draft night, although it is possible the Hawks are looking at him as a potential replacement for Lou Williams, who has been slow to recover from knee surgery.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 10:51:00 AM

Damien Wilkins is still starting for the Sixers, but is playing terribly, missing all seven of his shots on Wednesday to finish with six points and four assists in 23 minutes.

That's three straight games with seven points or less, while Nick Young is suddenly on fire. Make the switch if you need a hot player.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 10:38:00 PM

Damien Wilkins hit just 1-of-5 shots for five points in 22 minutes on Tuesday.

The Nets dominated the game and Wilkins is no longer hot, especially as Nick Young continues to come on for the Sixers. Young had 18 tonight, but as long as Wilkins continues to start for the Sixers, he's still worth a look in some fantasy leagues.
Tue, Apr 9, 2013 10:36:00 PM

Damien Wilkins had a quiet game vs. the Heat, scoring seven points on 3-of-10 shooting, with three rebounds and two steals in 32 minutes.

Playing time wasn't an issue tonight, but Nick Young (10 points) logged 21 minutes and he could spoil Wilkins' value if his role continues to increase. Just keep an eye on the situation for now, as Doug Collins seems very fond of the veteran Wilkins.
Sat, Apr 6, 2013 10:24:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PG1Darren Collison
2Cory Joseph
3Joseph Young
4Edmond Sumner
SG1Victor Oladipo
2Lance Stephenson
SF1Bojan Bogdanovic
2Glenn Robinson III
3Ben Moore
PF1Thaddeus Young
2Domantas Sabonis
3Trevor Booker
4T.J. Leaf
5Alex Poythress
C1Myles Turner
2Al Jefferson
3Ike Anigbogu