Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1969-1970 Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman G 6-2 185 5 UCLA 1964 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Butch Beard G 6-3 185 0 Louisville 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
Walt Bellamy C 6-11 225 8 Indiana 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Bill Bridges FC 6-6 228 7 Kansas 1961 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Joe Caldwell GF 6-5 195 5 Arizona State 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Jerry Chambers SF 6-5 185 2 Utah 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Jim Davis C 6-9 225 3 Colorado 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Gary Gregor F 6-7 225 1 South Carolina 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Richie Guerin SG 6-4 195 12 Iona 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Lou Hudson GF 6-5 210 3 Minnesota 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Pete Maravich GF 6-5 197 0 LSU 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Dave Newmark C 7-1 214 1 Columbia 1968 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Grady O'Malley G 6-5 205 0 Manhattan 1969 Rnd 19 Pick 3 United States
Don Ohl SG 6-3 190 9 Illinois 1958 Rnd 5 Pick 5 United States
Bob Riley PF 6-9 235 0 Mount Saint Mary College 1970 Rnd 5 Pick 14 United States
Gene Tormohlen FC 6-8 230 5 Tennessee 1959 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
John Vallely SG 6-3 185 0 UCLA 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States

1969-1970 Atlanta Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Abdul-Rahman R. Guerin J. Caldwell L. Hudson B. Bridges
Rotation   B. Beard G. Gregor   J. Davis
Rotation         D. Newmark
Lim PT   D. Ohl P. Maravich G. Tormohlen W. Bellamy

1969-1970 Western Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Atlanta Hawks48-34-
2Los Angeles Lakers46-362
3Chicago Bulls39-439
4Phoenix Suns39-439
5Seattle SuperSonics36-4612
6San Francisco Warriors30-5218
7San Diego Rockets27-5521

1969-1970 Atlanta Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Lou Hudson All-NBA Second Team (1970)
Bill Bridges All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1970)
Joe Caldwell All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1970)
Lou Hudson Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1970)
Joe Caldwell Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1970)
Bill Bridges Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1970)

1969-1970 Atlanta Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Lou Hudson 80 38.6 25.4 4.7 3.5
Joe Caldwell 82 34.8 21.1 5.0 3.5
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 82 33.6 15.3 4.0 6.8
Bill Bridges 82 39.9 14.8 14.4 4.2
Jim Davis 82 32.0 13.6 9.7 2.9
Gary Gregor 81 19.8 8.1 4.9 0.8
Butch Beard 72 13.1 7.0 1.9 1.7
Don Ohl 66 14.9 6.2 1.1 1.5
Walt Bellamy 23 37.2 15.5 13.5 3.8
Dave Newmark 64 9.6 4.9 2.7 0.7
Grady O'Malley 24 4.7 2.1 1.1 0.4
Richie Guerin 8 8.0 0.9 0.2 1.5
Gene Tormohlen 2 5.5 2.0 2.0 0.5

1969-1970 Atlanta Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Butch Beard was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Butch Beard signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1969.

Lou Hudson was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. Lou Hudson signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on September 1, 1966.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Bill Bridges, the #9 pick in the 3 Round of the 1961 NBA Draft, were acquired by the St. Louis Hawks from the Chicago Zephyrs on June 14, 1962. Bill Bridges signed a multi-year contract with the St. Louis Hawks on January 8, 1963.

Acquired via Trade

Mahdi Abdul-Rahman was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Seattle SuperSonics on October 12, 1968.

Walt Bellamy was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Detroit Pistons on February 2, 1970.

Joe Caldwell was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Detroit Pistons on December 29, 1965.

Gary Gregor was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Phoenix Suns on May 9, 1969.

Richie Guerin was acquired in a sign and trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Seattle SuperSonics on November 15, 1968.

Don Ohl was acquired in a trade by the St. Louis Hawks from the Washington Wizards on January 21, 1968.

Gene Tormohlen was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Phoenix Suns on September 20, 1969.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jim Davis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the St. Louis Hawks on September 5, 1967.

1969-1970 Atlanta Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Cousins Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Marty Blake General Manager 1960-1961 N/A
Richie Guerin Head Coach 1964-1965 N/A