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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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1,251 102
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
729 209
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

3
773 186
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

4
716 168
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
608 185
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
548 201
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

7
445 170
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
448 93
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

9
386 150
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

10
510 210
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
315 108
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
283 113
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

13
230 115
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
257 132
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

15
329 99
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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188 70
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

17
294 116
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

18
275 113
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

19
161 101
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

20
126 90
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
194 74
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

22
113 50
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
99 107
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

24
111 19
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jamal Crawford Point guard, Shooting guard

25
83 98
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

26
59 72
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
106 39
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Tracy McGrady Shooting guard, Small forward

28
100 30
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
52 43
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Stacey Augmon Shooting guard, Small forward

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65 92
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

31
84 45
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kent Bazemore Shooting guard

32
57 19
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shareef Abdur-Rahim Power forward

33
105 59
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

34
54 22
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

35
41 52
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

36
55 48
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

37
62 56
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

38
38 15
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

39
18 60
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

40
44 24
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added DeMarre Carroll Small forward

41
44 34
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Antoine Carr Power forward, Center

42
40 14
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Lou Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

43
63 58
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

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51 36
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tyronn Lue Point guard

45
48 35
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
29 41
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

47
43 44
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

48
28 20
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

49
21 36
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Bill Bridges Power forward, Center

50
26 19
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