Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks
  • FOUNDED

    1946 as the Buffalo Bisons/Tri-Cities Blackhawks

  • CONFERENCE

    EASTERN CONFERENCE

  • DIVISION

    Southeast

  • ARENA

    State Farm Arena

  • ARENA CAPACITY

    18,118

  • LOCATION

    Atlanta, GA

  • GOVERNOR

    Tony Ressler

  • PRESIDENT

    Travis Schlenk

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Travis Schlenk

  • HEAD COACH

    Nate McMillan

MAJOR AWARDS

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1958

DIVISION TITLES

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TEAM HISTORY

The Atlanta Hawks are an NBA team based in Atlanta. The Hawks compete as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division. The team plays its home games at State Farm Arena.


The team's origins can be traced to the establishment of the Buffalo Bisons in 1946 in Buffalo, New York, a member of the National Basketball League (NBL) owned by Ben Kerner and...

The Atlanta Hawks are an NBA team based in Atlanta. The Hawks compete as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division. The team plays its home games at State Farm Arena.


The team's origins can be tra...

1946 as the Buffalo Bisons/Tri-Cities Blackhawks

Ben Kerner and Leo Ferris

11/8/1946 vs. the Denver Nuggets (W 93-85)

Ed Gayda

Roger Potter

29-35

Wharton Field House

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