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
1,710 148
Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward

2
987 298
Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

3
1,070 253
Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard

4
1,018 230
Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time

5
814 271
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

6
645 242
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

7
749 300
Spud Webb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

8
737 270
Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Center

9
398 156
Lenny Wilkens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

10
449 141
Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

11
517 212
Doc Rivers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

12
625 143
Paul Millsap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward

13
330 154
Kevin Willis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
348 177
Mookie Blaylock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Point guard

15
290 100
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
RishiIyer added Shooting guard

16
389 160
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
idawg387 added Point guard

17
493 134
Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard, Small forward

18
385 146
Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Power forward

19
180 127
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Bogart33 added Power forward, Center

20
230 136
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

21
146 149
Cliff Hagan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

22
196 66
Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Point guard, Shooting guard

23
119 155
Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

24
100 108
Dan Roundfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

25
199 36
Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Point guard, Shooting guard

26
104 66
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
201 72
Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
AlexMuir added Shooting guard, Small forward

28
104 127
John Drew is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Guard, forward

29
135 74
Kent Bazemore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting guard

30
169 84
Tim Hardaway, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Shooting Guard

31
173 73
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Tamis1966 added Power forward, Center

32
104 37
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Power forward

33
102 45
Mike Bibby is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard

34
24 92
Chuck Share is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Center

35
98 25
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Point guard, Shooting guard

36
63 82
Zelmo Beaty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Center

37
86 75
Elton Brand is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
mandyclark25 added Power forward

38
81 43
DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Small forward

39
67 56
Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

40
78 80
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
61 56
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added

42
70 40
Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Small forward, Power forward, Center

43
69 65
Kirk Hinrich is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Point guard, Shooting guard

44
63 37
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
ethanb added Shooting guard, Small forward

45
69 60
Thabo Sefolosha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting guard, Small forward

46
74 70
Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard

47
46 40
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
38 62
Bill Bridges is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

49
42 67
Jon Koncak is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Center

50
38 78
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center