Tom Wilkinson is one of those special players. The former Neptune and Blue Demons star’s record and his breathtaking performances during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s have put him right among the all-time greats of the sport.
His international career was just as successful as he represented his country 46 times. If you included representative games, he would have amassed 100 caps.
Tom Wilkinson’s record shows the contribution he made to basketball, and now the Blackpool club would do well to produce a player of his quality again.
Tom Wilkinson is the holder of eight National league and three National Cup medals in a career that spanned 24 years.
Wilkinson has 46 International caps but has played for Ireland more than a 100 times in representative games.
Tom captained Blue Demons in 1980 to a league and cup double and his team won six trophies in one season.
Wilkinson is an avid golf player and plays off a low handicap.
Tom was inducted into the 2020 Basketball Ireland Hall of Fame for his contribution to the sport.