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The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

Updated February 22, 2019 189 votes 45 voters 1.7k views5 items

List RulesVote up the best Atlanta Hawks players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These Atlanta Hawks players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Dominique Wilkins and Pete Maravich had their numbers retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Atlanta Hawks players? This list is only for Atlanta Hawks players with retired numbers. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Atlanta Hawks players that have had their number retired for all time.

The Hawks retired Bob Pettit's number despite only having played for the franchise while they were in Milwaukee and St. Louis.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers retired. The Atlanta Hawks players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Atlanta Hawks players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

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    Dominique Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

    Number: 21

    Years with franchise: 1982–1994

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

  • 2
    Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

    Number: 44

    Years with franchise: 1970–1974

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

  • 3
    Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

    Number: 9

    Years with franchise: 1954–1965

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

  • 4
    Dikembe Mutombo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

    Number: 55

    Years with franchise: 1996–2001

    Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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    Lou Hudson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Hawks To Have Their Numbers Retired

    Number: 23

    Years with franchise: 1982–1994

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