Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1971-1972 Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Don Adams SF 6-6 210 1 Northwestern 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 1 United States
Walt Bellamy C 6-11 225 10 Indiana 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Bill Bridges FC 6-6 228 9 Kansas 1961 Rnd 3 Pick 9 United States
Bob Christian C 6-10 255 1 Grambling State 1969 Rnd 8 Pick 10 United States
Jim Davis C 6-9 225 5 Colorado 1964 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
Herm Gilliam G 6-3 190 2 Purdue 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Jeff Halliburton SG 6-5 193 0 Drake 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
Lou Hudson GF 6-5 210 5 Minnesota 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Pete Maravich GF 6-5 197 1 LSU 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Don May SF 6-4 200 3 Dayton 1968 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Tom Payne C 7-2 240 0 Kentucky 1971 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Larry Siegfried G 6-3 190 8 Ohio State 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
George Trapp FC 6-8 205 0 Long Beach State 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
John Vallely SG 6-3 185 1 UCLA 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
Jim Washington PF 6-6 210 6 Villanova 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Milt Williams PG 6-2 182 1 Lincoln (MO) 1968 Rnd 17 Pick 5 United States

1971-1972 Atlanta Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters H. Gilliam P. Maravich L. Hudson G. Trapp W. Bellamy
Rotation     D. May   B. Christian
Lim PT   J. Halliburton D. Adams J. Washington T. Payne
Lim PT   L. Siegfried      

1971-1972 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Baltimore Bullets38-44-
2Atlanta Hawks36-462
3Cincinnati Royals30-528
4Cleveland Cavaliers23-5915

1971-1972 Atlanta Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Lou Hudson Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1972)

1971-1972 Atlanta Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Lou Hudson 77 39.5 24.7 5.0 4.0
Walt Bellamy 82 38.9 18.6 12.8 3.2
Pete Maravich 66 34.9 19.3 3.9 6.0
Jim Washington 67 36.1 12.7 9.0 1.8
Herm Gilliam 82 28.5 10.2 4.1 4.6
Don Adams 70 29.0 11.7 7.1 2.0
Don May 75 17.1 7.9 2.9 0.7
George Trapp 60 14.8 6.5 3.0 0.8
Bob Christian 56 8.7 3.1 3.2 0.5
Jeff Halliburton 37 7.8 4.0 1.0 0.5
Bill Bridges 14 39.0 9.5 13.6 2.9
Tom Payne 29 7.8 4.1 2.4 0.5
Larry Siegfried 21 16.0 3.3 1.5 2.5
Milt Williams 10 12.7 6.7 0.4 2.0
John Vallely 9 12.2 5.9 1.2 1.0
Jim Davis 11 10.8 2.4 3.3 0.7
Shaler Halimon 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1971-1972 Atlanta Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Bob Christian was selected as the #10 pick in the 8 Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Bob Christian signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1970.

Jeff Halliburton was selected as the #4 pick in the 3 Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Jeff Halliburton signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on May 8, 1971.

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.

Pete Maravich was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Pete Maravich signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on April 1, 1970.

George Trapp was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. George Trapp signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1971.

Acquired via Trade

Don Adams was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Houston Rockets on November 9, 1971.

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

Herm Gilliam was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Buffalo Braves on July 26, 1971.

Don May was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Buffalo Braves on July 26, 1971.

Tom Payne with the Atlanta Hawks on September 1, 1970. Tom Payne signed a contract with the Atlanta Hawks on October 12, 1971.

Larry Siegfried was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Houston Rockets on November 9, 1971.

Jim Washington was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 20, 1971.

1971-1972 Atlanta Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Cousins Owner 1968-1969 N/A
Richie Guerin Head Coach 1964-1965 N/A
Bob Cousins General Manager 1970-1971 N/A