Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Rosters

1976-1977 Atlanta Hawks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Tom Barker C 6-11 225 0 Hawaii 1976 Rnd 4 Pick 2 United States
  John Brown SF 6-7 220 3 Missouri 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 10 Germany / United States
  Kenny Charles SG 6-3 180 3 Fordham 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 3 Trinidad and Tobago
  Ron Davis SF 6-6 198 0 Washington State 1976 Rnd 5 Pick 2 United States
  Randy Denton C 6-10 240 0 Duke 1971 Rnd 4 Pick 10 United States
  Henry Dickerson G 6-4 190 1 Charleston 1975 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  John Drew GF 6-6 205 2 Gardner-Webb 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
  Steve Hawes C 6-9 220 2 Washington 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
  Tom Henderson SG 6-3 190 2 Hawaii 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
  Armond Hill PG 6-4 190 0 Princeton 1976 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Lou Hudson GF 6-5 210 10 Minnesota 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
  Joe C. Meriweather FC 6-10 215 1 Southern Illinois 1975 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
  Geoff Petrie G 6-4 190 6 Princeton 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Truck Robinson F 6-7 225 2 Tennessee State 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
30 Tree Rollins C 7-1 235 0 Clemson 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
  Sam Smith SG 6-4 201 0 UNLV 1977 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States
  Mike Sojourner FC 6-9 225 2 Utah 1974 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
  Claude Terry GF 6-4 195 0 Stanford 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
  Bill Willoughby FC 6-8 205 1 - 1975 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States

1976-1977 Atlanta Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Charles L. Hudson J. Drew J. Meriweather T. Barker
Rotation A. Hill H. Dickerson J. Brown B. Willoughby S. Hawes
Rotation     R. Davis M. Sojourner R. Denton
Lim PT   G. Petrie T. Robinson    
Lim PT     C. Terry    

1976-1977 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Houston Rockets49-33-
2Washington Bullets48-341
3San Antonio Spurs44-385
4Cleveland Cavaliers43-396
5New Orleans Jazz35-4714
6Atlanta Hawks31-5118

1976-1977 Atlanta Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
John Drew 74 36.3 24.2 9.1 1.8 1.4 0.4
Lou Hudson 58 30.1 16.7 2.2 2.7 1.2 0.3
Kenny Charles 82 30.3 11.1 2.0 3.6 1.7 0.5
Joe C. Meriweather 74 27.9 11.1 8.1 1.1 0.6 1.1
Truck Robinson 36 40.2 22.4 12.8 2.7 1.1 0.6
Tom Henderson 46 34.1 11.3 2.7 8.4 1.7 0.2
Armond Hill 81 22.5 6.0 1.8 5.0 1.0 0.1
Tom Barker 59 22.9 8.1 6.8 1.0 0.6 0.7
John Brown 77 18.2 5.7 3.1 1.3 0.6 0.1
Steve Hawes 44 21.5 8.2 5.9 1.4 0.8 0.5
Randy Denton 45 15.6 5.3 4.8 0.7 0.3 0.4
Mike Sojourner 51 10.8 4.5 2.9 0.4 0.3 0.2
Bill Willoughby 39 14.1 4.9 4.4 0.3 0.5 0.6
Claude Terry 12 20.1 9.3 1.5 2.1 0.8 0.1
Ron Davis 7 9.6 2.9 1.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
Henry Dickerson 6 10.5 2.8 0.3 1.8 0.2 0.0

1976-1977 Atlanta Hawks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Tom Barker was selected as the #2 pick in the 4 Round of the 1976 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Tom Barker signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on September 14, 1976.

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.

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.

Mike Sojourner was selected as the #10 pick in the First Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Mike Sojourner signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on July 24, 1974.

Bill Willoughby was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1975 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Bill Willoughby signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks on August 6, 1975.

Acquired via Trade

Kenny Charles was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Buffalo Braves on June 6, 1976.

Randy Denton was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the New York Knicks on October 1, 1976.

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

Joe C. Meriweather was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Houston Rockets on June 7, 1976.

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

Truck Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Atlanta Hawks from the Washington Wizards on January 20, 1977.

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

Acquired via Free Agency

Ron Davis signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on November 17, 1976.

Henry Dickerson signed a contract as a free agent with the Atlanta Hawks on March 17, 1977.

1976-1977 Atlanta Hawks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ted Turner Owner 1976-1977 N/A
Bob MacKinnon Head Coach 1976-1977 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 1975 to 1977)
Hubie Brown Head Coach 1976-1977 Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1972 to 1974)
Joe Mullaney Head Coach 1976-1977 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1969 to 1971)
Tates Locke Head Coach 1976-1977 N/A
Bud Seretean General Manager 1975-1976 N/A