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
1,631 144
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward

2
940 285
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

3
1,021 241
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard

4
960 223
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
779 262
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

6
617 229
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
719 285
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

8
700 259
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Center

9
375 147
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

10
422 134
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

11
492 203
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

12
599 139
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

13
310 148
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
330 171
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

15
275 96
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Shooting guard

16
372 150
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

17
460 130
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard, Small forward

18
362 143
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward

19
172 119
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bogart33 added Power forward, Center

20
214 129
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

21
136 142
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

22
182 64
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Point guard, Shooting guard

23
110 145
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

24
92 101
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

25
177 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
93 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
183 68
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Shooting guard, Small forward

28
96 119
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Guard, forward

29
121 68
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting guard

30
164 62
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Power forward, Center

31
157 78
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Shooting Guard

32
93 35
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Power forward

33
23 87
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Center

34
93 40
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard

35
59 77
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

36
90 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
83 73
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Power forward

38
66 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 41
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Small forward

40
74 77
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward, Power forward

41
66 37
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
67 62
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
54 55
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added

44
57 36
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shooting guard, Small forward

45
73 66
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard

46
65 57
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
44 38
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
35 59
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

49
35 75
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

50
36 64
Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Center