Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1977-1978 Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Tom Barker C 6-11 225 1 Hawaii 1976 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
  Ron Behagen FC 6-9 185 4 Minnesota 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  John Brown SF 6-7 220 4 Missouri 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 10 Germany / United States
  Kenny Charles SG 6-3 180 4 Fordham 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 3 Trinidad and Tobago
14 Charlie Criss G 5-8 165 1 New Mexico State 1970 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  John Drew GF 6-6 205 3 Gardner-Webb 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  Steve Hawes C 6-9 220 3 Washington 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
  Armond Hill PG 6-4 190 1 Princeton 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
3 Eddie Johnson, Jr. G 6-2 180 0 Auburn 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
  Ollie Johnson SF 6-6 200 5 Temple 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
  Tom McMillen PF 6-11 215 2 Maryland 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Tony Robertson GF 6-5 195 0 West Virginia 1977 Rnd 4 Pick 22 United States
30 Tree Rollins C 7-1 235 0 Clemson 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Dan Roundfield PF 6-8 205 1 Central Michigan 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
  Claude Terry GF 6-4 195 1 Stanford 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States

1977-1978 Atlanta Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Criss E. Johnson, Jr. J. Drew T. McMillen S. Hawes
Rotation A. Hill   O. Johnson   T. Rollins
Rotation     T. Robertson    
Lim PT     J. Brown    
Lim PT     C. Terry    

1977-1978 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1San Antonio Spurs52-30-
2Washington Bullets44-388
3Cleveland Cavaliers43-399
4Atlanta Hawks41-4111
5New Orleans Jazz39-4313
6Houston Rockets28-5424

1977-1978 Atlanta Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
John Drew 70 31.5 23.2 7.3 2.0 1.7 0.4 3.0
Steve Hawes 75 31.0 12.7 9.2 2.5 1.0 0.8 2.0
Charlie Criss 77 25.1 11.4 1.6 3.8 1.4 0.1 1.9
Eddie Johnson, Jr. 79 23.7 10.5 1.9 3.0 1.3 0.1 2.1
Armond Hill 82 30.9 9.7 2.8 5.2 1.8 0.2 2.9
Ollie Johnson 82 20.8 8.5 3.2 1.5 1.0 0.4 1.3
Tom McMillen 68 24.8 9.9 6.1 1.2 0.5 0.2 1.6
Tree Rollins 80 22.4 7.6 6.9 1.0 0.7 2.7 1.5
John Brown 75 21.3 7.3 4.0 1.4 0.7 0.1 1.5
Tony Robertson 63 14.7 5.9 1.1 1.6 1.2 0.1 1.4
Ron Behagen 26 22.0 11.0 6.7 1.3 1.2 0.5 2.2
Kenny Charles 21 24.8 9.0 1.1 3.9 1.2 0.2 1.8
Claude Terry 27 6.1 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3

1977-1978 Atlanta Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

John Brown was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. John Brown signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1973.

John Drew was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. John Drew signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on July 16, 1974.

Armond Hill was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Armond Hill signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 22, 1976.

Eddie Johnson, Jr. was selected as the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Eddie Johnson, Jr. signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1977. Eddie Johnson, Jr. signed a multi-year extension with the Atlanta Hawks on November 23, 1977.

Tree Rollins was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1977 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Tree Rollins signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on June 10, 1977.

Acquired via Trade

Steve Hawes was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 5, 1976.

Ollie Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Los Angeles Lakers on September 30, 1977.

Tom McMillen was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the New York Knicks on November 14, 1977.

Tony Robertson was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Los Angeles Lakers on October 17, 1977.

Claude Terry was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Buffalo Braves on February 1, 1977.

Acquired via Free Agency

Charlie Criss signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on July 25, 1977.

1977-1978 Atlanta Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ted Turner Owner 1976-1977 N/A
Hubie Brown Head Coach 1976-1977 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1972 to 1974)
Michael Gearon General Manager 1977-1978 N/A
Mike Storen General Manager 1977-1978 General Manager (Indiana Pacers, 1967 to 1970)