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Sixers guard Damien Wilkins not trying to be his uncle

CSN Philly's Gordie Jones talks with Damien Wilkins about what it is like playing in the shadow of his famous uncle.

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So that’s the main reason Damien, a backup guard for the Sixers, long ago came to grips with any derision that might be directed his way. "I’ve never tried to be my uncle," he said as he stood at his cubicle before a recent game. "I’ve never tried to be my dad. … I couldn’t be those guys."

For more from Wilkins, be sure to check out the full article on CSN Philly.