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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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1,079 91
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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2
671 163
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

3
632 184
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

4
625 147
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
550 159
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
474 176
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

7
387 149
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

8
378 76
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

9
457 195
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Al Horford Small forward, Power forward, Center

10
278 93
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

11
355 136
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

12
253 99
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

13
206 98
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
234 117
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

15
281 88
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Kyle Korver Shooting guard, Small forward

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261 108
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

17
241 104
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

18
163 63
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

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150 86
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

20
110 77
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bogart33 added Walt Bellamy Power forward, Center

21
156 63
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

22
94 42
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jason Terry Point guard, Shooting guard

23
85 98
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

24
76 83
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

25
90 15
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jamal Crawford Point guard, Shooting guard

26
52 65
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Dan Roundfield Power forward, Center

27
45 34
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Stacey Augmon Shooting guard, Small forward

28
81 21
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

29
78 33
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Tracy McGrady Shooting guard, Small forward

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74 37
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kent Bazemore Shooting guard

31
57 84
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

32
90 54
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

33
41 15
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shareef Abdur-Rahim Power forward

34
48 37
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

35
41 18
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

36
36 48
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

37
58 44
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

38
18 54
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

39
40 30
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Antoine Carr Power forward, Center

40
54 51
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

41
28 10
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

42
45 30
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tyronn Lue Point guard

43
33 19
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added DeMarre Carroll Small forward

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44
31 11
Louis Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Louis Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

45
42 30
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Thabo Sefolosha Shooting guard, Small forward

46
41 38
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

47
24 14
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

48
19 31
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Bill Bridges Power forward, Center

49
21 37
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

50
21 15
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Boris Diaw Point guard, Power forward, Center