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The 2016–17 Atlanta Hawks season was the team's 67th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the 49th in Atlanta.

2016–17 Atlanta Hawks season
Head coachMike Budenholzer
Owner(s)Tony Ressler
ArenaPhilips Arena
Results
Record43–39 (.524)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Southeast)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finishFirst Round
(Lost to Wizards 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionFox Sports South
Radio92.9 FM "The Game"
< 2015–16 2017–18 >

The Hawks finished the regular season with a 43–39 record, securing the 5th seed. In the playoffs, they faced off against the Washington Wizards in the First Round, where they lost in six games.

Also, this was the first season since the 2006-07 season that All-Star center Al Horford was not on the Atlanta roster, as he joined the Boston Celtics during the summer.

Contents

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club team
1 12 Taurean Prince SF   United States Baylor
1 21 DeAndre' Bembry SF   United States St. Joseph's
2 44 Isaia Cordinier SG   France Denain-Voltaire
2 54 Kay Felder PG   United States Oakland

RosterEdit

2016–17 Atlanta Hawks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 24 Bazemore, Kent 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 201 lb (91 kg) 1989-07-01 Old Dominion
F 95 Bembry, DeAndre' 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1994-07-04 Saint Joseph's
G 13 Calderón, José 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1981-09-28 Spain
G 5 Delaney, Malcolm 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1989-03-11 Virginia Tech
F 34 Dunleavy, Mike 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1980-09-25 Duke
G 10 Hardaway, Tim 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1992-03-16 Michigan
C 8 Howard, Dwight 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1985-12-08 SW Atlanta Academy (GA)
F/C 43 Humphries, Kris 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1985-02-06 Minnesota
F 7 İlyasova, Ersan 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1987-05-15 Turkey
F 30 Kelly, Ryan 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1991-04-09 Duke
F 4 Millsap, Paul (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 246 lb (112 kg) 1985-02-10 Louisiana Tech
C 31 Muscala, Mike 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1991-07-01 Bucknell
F 12 Prince, Taurean 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1994-03-22 Baylor
G 17 Schröder, Dennis (C) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 172 lb (78 kg) 1993-09-15 Germany
F 25 Sefolosha, Thabo   6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1984-05-02 Switzerland
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2017-04-04

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
yWashington Wizards 49 33 .598 0.0 30–11 19–22 8–8 82
xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 6.0 23–18 20–21 6–10 82
Miami Heat 41 41 .500 8.0 23–18 18–23 9–7 82
Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 13.0 22–19 14–27 10–6 82
Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 20.0 16–25 13–28 7–9 82


ConferenceEdit

Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 cBoston Celtics * 53 29 .646 82
2 yCleveland Cavaliers * 51 31 .622 2.0 82
3 xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 82
4 yWashington Wizards * 49 33 .598 4.0 82
5 xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 10.0 82
6 xMilwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 11.0 82
7 xIndiana Pacers 42 40 .512 11.0 82
8 xChicago Bulls 41 41 .500 12.0 82
9 Miami Heat 41 41 .500 12.0 82
10 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 16.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 17.0 82
12 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 24.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 82
15 Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 82

Game logEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

2016 pre-season game log
Total: 5–2 (Home: 2–1; Road: 3–1)
2016–17 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 43–39 (Home: 23–18; Road: 20–21)
2016–17 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

2016 playoff game log
Total: 2–4 (Home: 2–1; Road: 0–3)
2017 playoff schedule

TransactionsEdit

OverviewEdit

Players Added

Via draft

Via free agency

Via trade

Players Lost

Via free agency

Via trade

Waived

TradesEdit

June 23, 2016 To Atlanta Hawks
Draft rights to Taurean Prince (from Utah)
To Indiana Pacers
Jeff Teague (from Atlanta)
To Utah Jazz
George Hill (from Indiana)
June 24, 2016 To Atlanta Hawks
Financial considerations
To Cleveland Cavaliers
Draft rights to Kay Felder
February 22, 2017 To Atlanta Hawks
Ersan Ilyasova
To Philadelphia 76ers
Tiago Splitter
Two 2017 second round picks
February 22, 2017 To Atlanta Hawks
Top 55 protected pick
To Phoenix Suns
Mike Scott
Draft rights to Cenk Akyol
Cash Considerations

Free agentsEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed Former Team
Mike Muscala[1] Picked up 1-year team option worth $1 Million Atlanta Hawks
Kent Bazemore[2] Signed 4-year worth $70 Million Atlanta Hawks
Kris Humphries[3] Signed 1-year worth $4 Million Atlanta Hawks

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team
Dwight Howard[4] Signed 3-year contract worth $70 Million Houston Rockets
Malcolm Delaney[5] Signed 2-year contract worth $1.44 Million   Lokomotiv Kuban
Jarrett Jack[6] Signed 1-year contract for $6.3 million Brooklyn Nets
Matt Costello[7] Signed 2-year contract for at least $50 thousand Michigan State Spartans
* = Did not make 15-man roster

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left New team
Al Horford[8] Signed 4-year contract worth $113 Million Boston Celtics
Lamar Patterson[9] Waived Sacramento Kings
Walter Tavares Waived   Raptors 905 / Cleveland Cavaliers
Kyle Korver Traded Cleveland Cavaliers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hawks pick up team option on Muscala". ajc.com. June 26, 2016. Retrieved July 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Kent Bazemore agrees to return to Hawks on 4-year, $70 million deal". espn.go.com/hawks. July 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "Kris Humphries agrees to return to Hawks, per report". peachtreehoops.com. July 11, 2016. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  4. ^ "Hawks Sign Dwight Howard".
  5. ^ "Malcolm Delaney looks like a nice fit for Atlanta Hawks".
  6. ^ "Atlanta Hawks have agreement with Jarrett Jack, per report".
  7. ^ "Hawks sign Michigan State's Costello to contract".
  8. ^ "Al Horford, Celtics agree to deal; sources say 4 years, $113 million".
  9. ^ "Lamar Patterson waived by Atlanta Hawks, per report".