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. 
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1,468 126
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Dominique Wilkins Small forward

2
847 251
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

3
917 222
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

4
853 195
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
708 233
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

6
652 245
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Spud Webb Point guard

7
542 208
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
611 240
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
325 139
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lenny Wilkens Point guard

10
447 181
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Doc Rivers Point guard

11
365 127
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Lou Hudson Shooting guard, Small forward

12
538 122
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Paul Millsap Power forward

13
273 136
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Kevin Willis Power forward, Center

14
297 157
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Mookie Blaylock Point guard

The Best Atlanta Hawks Centers of All Time

15
237 86
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Steve Smith Shooting guard

16
332 136
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Jeff Teague Point guard

17
327 128
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Josh Smith Power forward

18
394 120
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
150 107
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
188 118
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tree Rollins Center

21
120 129
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Cliff Hagan Shooting guard, Small forward

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22
98 124
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

23
74 92
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Dan Roundfield Power forward, Center

24
151 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

25
235 91
Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Dennis Schröder

26
72 55
Stacey Augmon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Stacey Augmon Shooting guard, Small forward

27
143 28
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Jamal Crawford Point guard, Shooting guard

28
148 56
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 Point Guards of All Time

29
78 109
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

30
103 58
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
19 76
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Chuck Share Center

32
136 49
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

33
129 70
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Tim Hardaway, Jr.

34
49 67
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Zelmo Beaty Center

35
72 27
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shareef Abdur-Rahim Power forward

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36
75 32
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Mike Bibby Point guard

37
72 67
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Elton Brand Power forward

38
69 16
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Lou Williams Point guard, Shooting guard

39
65 63
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Marvin Williams Small forward, Power forward

40
56 44
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Antoine Carr Power forward, Center

41
52 25
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

42
57 33
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added DeMarre Carroll Small forward

The Best Atlanta Hawks Small Forwards of All Time

43
53 54
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Kirk Hinrich Point guard, Shooting guard

44
64 50
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
39 48
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Eddie Johnson

46
75 78
Zaza Pachulia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Zaza Pachulia Center

47
44 29
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
54 47
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

49
32 64
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

50
35 28
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