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. 
list ordered by

1
1,604 141
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward

2
927 281
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

3
1,005 240
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard

4
950 218
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
774 256
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

6
607 227
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
708 282
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

8
689 259
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Center

9
369 144
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

10
414 132
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

11
487 198
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

12
590 136
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

13
306 144
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
325 170
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

15
270 95
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Shooting guard

16
368 147
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

17
448 129
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard, Small forward

18
355 142
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward

19
169 117
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bogart33 added Power forward, Center

20
208 127
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

21
133 140
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

22
179 62
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Point guard, Shooting guard

23
107 144
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

24
90 100
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

25
171 31
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Point guard, Shooting guard

26
91 62
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Shooting guard, Small forward

27
176 67
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Shooting guard, Small forward

28
94 118
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Guard, forward

29
116 67
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting guard

30
157 60
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Power forward, Center

31
152 78
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Shooting Guard

32
22 87
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Center

33
91 35
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Power forward

34
58 77
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

35
88 40
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard

36
87 21
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard, Shooting guard

37
81 73
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Power forward

38
65 52
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

39
73 75
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward, Power forward

40
70 40
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Small forward

41
62 36
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Small forward, Power forward, Center

42
65 61
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Point guard, Shooting guard

43
53 54
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added

44
56 35
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shooting guard, Small forward

45
72 63
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard

46
63 56
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting guard, Small forward

47
43 37
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard, Power forward, Center

48
34 58
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

49
34 75
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

50
34 64
Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Center