In March 2022, Bally Sports Southeast debuted Nique & JC Crossover as a five-part conversation series on Atlanta Hawks stars past and present. Roles were reversed as Hawks big man John Collins interviewed Bally Sports analyst, franchise legend, and NBA75 honoree Dominique Wilkins.
Collins, who is in his fifth season with the organization, sat down with the NBA Hall of Famer to talk about Wilkins’ path to the NBA, his mentors as a young player, making Atlanta his home, his selection to the NBA75 team and their shared love of dunking basketballs.
Nique & JC Crossover: NBA75 selection and growing up in military families
Episode 1: Dominique Wilkins and John Collins sit down to discuss Nique's NBA75 selection and how growing up in military families shaped their lives and basketball careers.
Nique & JC Crossover: The Art of the Dunk
Episode 2: Dominique Wilkins and John Collins discuss their shared art of dunking and how those highlight-reel moments can affect the course of a basketball game.
Nique & JC Crossover: Dominique Wilkins and John Collins discuss favorite dunks
Episode 3: Dominique Wilkins and John Collins sift through the best dunks of their respective careers and why those moments stand out in a crowd of hundreds of career highlights.
Nique & JC Crossover: Favorite Hawks teammates
Episode 4: What makes a great teammate? How do NBA veterans help rookie players find their place in the league? Dominique Wilkins and John Collins discuss the influential teammates who helped shape their basketball careers.
Nique & JC Crossover: Hawks players maintain strong connection to city of Atlanta
Episode 5: Dominique Wilkins arrived in Atlanta as a high-profile trade acquisition following his standout career at the University of Georgia. John Collins showed up as a 2017 first-round draft pick out of Wake Forest. The two Hawks stars discuss how the city embraced them and the importance of giving back to the community.