Atlanta Hawks is the only NBA team whose name begins with the alphabet A. Hawks represent the Eastern Conference Southeast Division of the League.
They are the second team after the Kings to face the longest postseason drought in the NBA for 64 seasons. The Hawks had won their first and last NBA finals game against the Boston Celtis in 1958.
Hawks have changed their official logo multiple times along with the changing era.
In the 77 years of history, they have recruited four prodigies in the team that have alleviated their name to new heights. Dominique Wilkins, Joe Johnson, Trae Young, and Tree Rollins are the few basketball icons from the team.
Below are some of the major highlights of the NBA team.
Atlanta Hawks home stadium is State Farm Arena, with a seating capacity of 16,600 people as of 2023.
The Hawks play with the Eastern Conference Southeast Division of the league.
They originated from New York as the Buffalo Bisons in 1946 as a member of NBL. Ben Kerner and Leo Ferris founded the team.
The Hawks won their first NBA championship in 1958, playing against the Boston Celtics.
All-time notable players of the team are Dominique Wilkins, Joe Johnson, Trae Young, and Tree Rollins.
- The Atlanta Hawks Mascot is Harry The Hawk.