Basketball The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time  

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List Rules Only players officially listed as centers

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.

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26 4
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
24 6
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
20 5
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

4
23 9
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

5
14 4
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
17 7
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
19 12
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2017

8
10 6
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

9
9 6
Mel Hutchins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1953, 1952

10
8 5
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

11
6 3
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959

12
5 3
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

13
5 3
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

14
4 2
Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

15
3 3
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
2 3
Steve Hawes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

17
2 3
Nazr Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

18
2 3
Dewayne Dedmon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2018

19
1 2
Miles Plumlee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
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20
1 2
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
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2 4
Al Harrington is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2006, 2005

22
1 3
Mike Sojourner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Mike Sojourner Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

23
1 3
Clyde Lee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1975

24
1 3
Jim Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

25
1 3
Dick Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1956

26
1 3
Dwight Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

27
1 3
Tom Barker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Tom Barker Seasons: 1977

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1 3
Ed Peterson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Ed Peterson Seasons: 1951, 1950

29
3 6
Joe Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1977

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1 4
Mike Todorovich is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Mike Todorovich Seasons: 1951, 1950

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0 3
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
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32
3 8
Joel Przybilla is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 2004

33
3 9
Jim Washington is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time
Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1966