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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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1,140 94
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
667 188
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

3
701 173
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

4
655 155
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
567 168
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
501 186
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

7
410 157
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
407 83
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

9
369 138
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

10
294 98
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

11
477 201
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Al Horford Small forward, Power forward, Center

12
268 103
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

13
215 104
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
244 123
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

15
298 90
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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275 108
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

17
170 65
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

18
250 107
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

19
154 92
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

20
118 82
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
171 67
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

22
100 44
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
92 101
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

24
98 16
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
78 91
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
54 67
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
89 34
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
89 24
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
49 37
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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80 40
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
60 87
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

32
50 17
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
98 56
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

34
47 19
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

35
52 43
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

36
37 49
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

37
18 55
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

38
60 48
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

39
58 52
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

40
32 12
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

41
49 32
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tyronn Lue Point guard

42
40 31
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Antoine Carr Power forward, Center

43
37 20
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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45 31
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Thabo Sefolosha Shooting guard, Small forward

45
32 13
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Lou Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

46
42 40
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
25 15
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
22 37
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

49
19 32
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
22 16
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