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A list of the best Atlanta Hawks of all time. The Atlanta Hawks began as the Buffalo Bison in 1946. After bouncing around and changing names a few times, before landing in St. Louis in 1955. Those years in St. Louis featured a number of the greatest players in Hawks history. Hall of Famer Bob Pettit was the star of those Hawks teams of the late '50s and the Hawks captured the franchise's only title in 1958 behind their all star forward. 

The team moved to Atlanta in 1968 where it has remained since. a handful of all stars and even Hall of Famers played for the Hawks during its time in Atlanta. However, despite having a number of great players, the Hawks have never advanced past the second round of the playoffs in the Atlanta era. Dominique Wilkins led some of the entertaining Atlanta teams in the 1980s. Wilkins is one of the most popular players in Hawks history, and one if its best. The high flying Wilkins was a prolific scorer and multiple time slam dunk champion. Doc Rivers, Tree Rollins and Spud Webb are other players who are considered some of the best Hawks ever and some of the best players of all time. More recently, Joe Johnson, Al Horford and Josh Smith are all star players who have led the Hawks and are some of the best players of the past decade.

This is the list of the best Atlanta Hawks of all time. If you see someone who is missing from this list, feel free to add him to this list. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Atlanta Hawks player of all time is. 
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Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dominique Wilkins Small forward

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+ - 635 153
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

3
+ - 599 173
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

4
+ - 590 142
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
+ - 525 149
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

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+ - 369 134
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
+ - 451 165
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

8
+ - 358 69
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Paul Millsap Power forward

9
+ - 346 123
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

10
+ - 440 183
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Al Horford Small forward, Power forward, Center

11
+ - 261 87
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
+ - 246 94
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

13
+ - 197 94
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
+ - 225 110
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

15
+ - 252 101
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Jeff Teague Point guard

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+ - 263 85
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kyle Korver Shooting guard, Small forward

17
+ - 158 59
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Steve Smith Shooting guard

18
+ - 230 100
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

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+ - 145 81
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

20
+ - 105 74
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Walt Bellamy Power forward, Center

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+ - 148 60
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

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+ - 89 38
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Jason Terry Point guard, Shooting guard

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+ - 84 93
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 73 80
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

25
+ - 51 61
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dan Roundfield Power forward, Center

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+ - 84 14
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Jamal Crawford Point guard, Shooting guard

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+ - 42 32
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Stacey Augmon Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 73 18
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

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+ - 73 31
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tracy McGrady Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 56 81
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

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+ - 68 34
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kent Bazemore Shooting guard

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+ - 38 13
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shareef Abdur-Rahim Power forward

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+ - 85 53
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

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+ - 36 45
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

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+ - 45 36
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

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+ - 40 16
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mike Bibby Point guard

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+ - 57 42
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zaza Pachulia Center

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+ - 18 52
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Chuck Share Center

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+ - 39 29
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Antoine Carr Power forward, Center

40
+ - 44 29
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tyronn Lue Point guard

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+ - 51 50
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Elton Brand Power forward

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+ - 25 9
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

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+ - 29 10
Louis Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Louis Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

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+ - 30 18
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
DeMarre Carroll Small forward

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+ - 40 37
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

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+ - 40 30
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Thabo Sefolosha Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 23 14
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 17 30
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bill Bridges Power forward, Center

49
+ - 20 36
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

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+ - 26 47
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center