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The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time 

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Updated August 26, 2019 719 votes 163 voters 4.4k views 34 items

List Rules Vote up the players who had the most success for the Atlanta Hawks

Big fan of Atlanta basketball? Then check out this list of Atlanta Hawks centers with photos and seasons played with the team. It includes almost every center from throughout Atlanta Hawks history, including current centers and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NBA centers of all time, the best Hawks Cs include Bob Pettit, Dikembe Mutombo, Al Horford, and Kevin Willis.

In the 2017-18 NBA season, the current Atlanta Hawks starting Cs and backup Cs are Miles Plumlee and Dewayne Dedmon. 

Who are the best centers in Atlanta Hawks history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Atlanta Hawks center.

list ordered by
1
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

2
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955

3
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

4
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

5
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

6
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

7
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

8
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Zelmo Beaty

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

9
Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

10
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2017

11
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Clyde Lovellette

Seasons: 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959

12
Mel Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1953, 1952

13
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

14
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Shareef Abdur-Rahim

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

15
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

16
Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
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17
Nazr Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

18
Ed Peterson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Ed Peterson

Seasons: 1951, 1950

19
Steve Hawes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

20
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
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21
Dewayne Dedmon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Dewayne Dedmon

Seasons: 2018

22
Joe Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1977

23
Dick Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1956

24
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

25
Tom Barker is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Tom Barker

Seasons: 1977