(May 2, 1953- )
Born in Berkeley, California
Small forward/shooting guard
Played for the Golden State Warriors (1974-1977), Los Angeles Lakers (1977-85), and Los Angeles Clippers (1985)
Alumnus of UCLA
Drafted as the 11th overall pick by the Warriors
NBA Rookie of the Year (1975)
Three-time NBA All-Star Game participant (1976, 1981, 1983)
Birth name is Jackson Keith Wilkes
Why he might be annoying
Announcer Chick Hearn referred to him as Jamaal 'Smooth as Silk' Wilkes.
He acted in the 1975 film 'Cornbread, Earl and Me.'
Injuries prevented him from playing in the 1985 NBA Finals.
He was traded to the Clippers after the 1985 Finals despite the fact that he was instrumental in helping the Lakers reach the Finals four out of five years between 1980-1985.
Why he might not be annoying
He was one of the smoothest, steadiest and most productive forwards to ever play in the NBA.
He possessed a deadly accurate jump shot from the corner.
Legendary coach John Wooden referred to him as his 'ideal player' in basketball.
He was vital during the Warriors and Lakers' championship runs.
He became a highly sought after motivational speaker for national organizations and Fortune 500 corporations.
In 2003, along with business partner Liza Wayne, he founded 'Jamaal Wilkes Financial Advisers,' a firm specializing in wealth management solutions.
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
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