Atlanta Hawks in History

Events in Sport

  • 1976-01-28 NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak
  • 1976-11-24 NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak
  • 1986-02-08 5' 7" Spud Webb of Atlanta Hawks wins NBA Slam Dunk Competition

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1995-01-06 Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1947-06-22 "Pistol" Pete Maravich, American NBA star (Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich
  • 1954-03-23 Moses Malone, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Milw Bucks, Philadelphia '76ers), born in Petersburg, Virginia, (d. 2015)
  • 1960-01-12 Dominique Wilkins, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1961-08-11 Craig Ehlo, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1962-11-13 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1962-12-31 Tyrone Corbin, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1964-06-22 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1966-03-12 Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1966-06-25 Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1967-03-20 Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1967-06-05 Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1967-12-14 Eldridge Recasner, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets)
  • 1968-02-29 Chucky Brown, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1969-03-31 Steve Smith, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1969-08-17 Christian Laettner, NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Oly-gold-92)
  • 1970-05-17 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1971-10-22 Anthony "Pig" Miller, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1972-01-21 Howard Nathan, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1972-12-02 Alan Henderson, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1973-02-17 Drew Barry, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1975-05-13 Chris Crawford, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
  • 1975-09-27 Ed Gray, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)