ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Alum Is GM of NBA's Atlanta Hawks

Wes Wilcox, a Cal State Fullerton alum, was recently promoted to general manager of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. He served the last three seasons as Atlanta's assistant general manager. His 14-year NBA career includes stops with the Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Growing up in La Habra, Wilcox aspired to be a college basketball coach.

"I got the basketball bug very, very early," Wilcox said in a phone interview. Though he desired to diagram plays on a clipboard at the end of the game, he wanted to be a player first. He helped St. Paul High School to a CIF Championship in 1997 and had an opportunity to play at Whittier College. Continue reading

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