NBA The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time  

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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. 

1
1,517 133
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dominique Wilkins Small forward

2
878 262
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

3
894 200
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

4
943 230
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
733 243
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
571 213
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
676 259
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

8
641 249
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Al Horford Small forward, Power forward, Center

9
340 140
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

10
462 187
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

11
385 128
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
560 124
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

13
289 136
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
306 164
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

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252 87
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

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344 140
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

17
337 132
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

18
411 123
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Kyle Korver Shooting guard, Small forward

19
158 110
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bogart33 added Walt Bellamy Power forward, Center

20
196 120
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

21
126 130
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

The Best Atlanta Hawks Shooting Guards of All Time

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103 130
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

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79 93
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Dan Roundfield Power forward, Center

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160 59
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jason Terry Point guard, Shooting guard

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248 92
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

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152 28
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jamal Crawford Point guard, Shooting guard

27
78 56
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

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156 61
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Tracy McGrady Shooting guard, Small forward

The Best Atlanta Hawks Power Forwards of All Time

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85 112
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

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106 59
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kent Bazemore Shooting guard

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142 51
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

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137 70
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

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20 78
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

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78 29
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shareef Abdur-Rahim Power forward

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53 68
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

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80 34
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

37
74 16
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Lou Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

38
74 69
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

39
57 47
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
67 67
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

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60 34
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added DeMarre Carroll Small forward

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53 29
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

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68 51
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tyronn Lue Point guard

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56 55
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

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43 48
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

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77 82
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

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46 32
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

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56 49
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Thabo Sefolosha Shooting guard, Small forward

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36 31
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Boris Diaw Point guard, Power forward, Center

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33 66
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center