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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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1,369 112
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dominique Wilkins Small forward

2
846 206
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

3
790 231
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

4
787 183
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
654 213
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
604 225
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

7
496 187
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
501 107
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

9
552 221
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Al Horford Small forward, Power forward, Center

10
416 168
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

11
336 116
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
301 125
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

13
251 125
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
214 75
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

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15
277 144
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

16
360 110
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Kyle Korver Shooting guard, Small forward

17
302 118
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

18
312 124
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

19
172 113
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

20
136 101
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
214 83
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

The Best Atlanta Hawks Small Forwards of All Time

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132 53
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
109 121
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

24
125 24
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
90 110
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
64 83
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
127 48
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
62 51
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Stacey Augmon Shooting guard, Small forward

The Best Atlanta Hawks Shooting Guards of All Time

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117 41
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

30
97 50
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
72 104
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

32
66 24
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
119 65
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

34
67 28
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

35
56 15
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Lou Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

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44 62
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

37
60 57
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

38
53 27
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added DeMarre Carroll Small forward

39
67 64
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

40
45 22
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 41
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
60 43
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tyronn Lue Point guard

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18 68
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

44
72 68
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

45
40 23
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

46
34 45
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

47
51 41
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Thabo Sefolosha Shooting guard, Small forward

48
47 51
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

49
33 25
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

50
24 42
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Bill Bridges Power forward, Center