1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 56-26
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 4-6 Lost conference semi-finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Detroit Pistons 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Bulls 4-1
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (56-26)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 585,802, Avg. 14,288
1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Results

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 56 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-6. Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1996-97 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semi-finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Derrick AlstonFAugust 20, 19726'11"225DuquesneBronx, NY USA
Jon BarryGJuly 25, 19696'4"195Georgia TechOakland, CA USA
Mookie BlaylockGMarch 20, 19676'0"180OklahomaGarland, TX USA
Donnie BoyceGSeptember 2, 19736'5"195ColoradoChicago, IL USA
Willie BurtonF-GMay 26, 19686'7"210MinnesotaDetroit, MI USA
Tyrone CorbinG-FDecember 31, 19626'6"210DePaulColumbia, SC USA
Darrin HancockG-FNovember 3, 19716'7"205KansasBirmingham, AL USA
Alan HendersonFDecember 2, 19726'9"235IndianaIndianapolis, IN USA
Henry JamesFJuly 29, 19656'8"220St. Mary's (TX)Centreville, AL USA
Christian LaettnerF-CAugust 17, 19696'11"235DukeAngola, NY USA
Priest LauderdaleCAugust 31, 19737'4"325Central State (OH)Chicago, IL USA
Anthony MillerFOctober 22, 19716'9"225Michigan StateBenton Harbor, MI USA
Dikembe MutomboCJune 25, 19667'2"245GeorgetownKinshasa, ZAI
Ivano NewbillF-CDecember 12, 19706'9"245Georgia TechSedalia, MO USA
Ken NormanFSeptember 5, 19646'8"215IllinoisChicago, IL USA
Eldridge RecasnerGDecember 14, 19676'3"190WashingtonNew Orleans, LA USA
Steve SmithGMarch 31, 19696'7"200Michigan StateHighland Park, MI USA


Date Time (ET)
Mon, Dec 9 LAC at IND 7:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 CLE at BOS 7:30 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 TOR at CHI 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 SAC at HOU 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 ORL at MIL 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 DET at NO 8:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 OKC at UTA 9:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 MIN at PHO 9:00 p.m.
Mon, Dec 9 MEM at GS 10:30 p.m.
Tue, Dec 10 WAS at CHA 7:00 p.m.
Tue, Dec 10 DEN at PHI 7:00 p.m.
Tue, Dec 10 ATL at MIA 8:00 p.m.
Tue, Dec 10 NY at POR 10:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 HOU at CLE 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 BOS at IND 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 LAL at ORL 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 LAC at TOR 7:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 CHA at BRK 7:30 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 UTA at MIN 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 ATL at CHI 8:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 MEM at PHO 9:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 NO at MIL 9:30 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 OKC at SAC 10:00 p.m.
Wed, Dec 11 NY at GS 10:30 p.m.
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