Steven Sherburne Hawes (born May 26, 1950) is an American former basketball player.

Steve Hawes
Steve Hawes 1972.jpg
Steve Hawes c. 1972
Personal information
Born (1950-05-26) May 26, 1950 (age 72)
Seattle, Washington
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolMercer Island
(Mercer Island, Washington)
CollegeWashington (1969–1972)
NBA draft1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career1972–1985
PositionCenter / Power forward
Career history
1972–1974Reyer Venezia Mestre
19741975Houston Rockets
1975–1976Portland Trail Blazers
19761983Atlanta Hawks
19831984Seattle SuperSonics
1984–1985Reyer Giomo Venezia
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Pac-8 (1972)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pac-8 (1970, 1971)
Career NBA statistics
Points5,768 (8.4 ppg)
Rebounds4,272 (6.2 rpg)
Assists1,288 (1.9 apg)
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Hawes played high school basketball at Mercer Island High School.[1]

A 6'9" center from the University of Washington, Hawes played ten seasons (1974–84) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, and Seattle SuperSonics. He scored 5,768 career points and grabbed 4,272 career rebounds.[1]

Hawes was voted on to the Washington's All-Century basketball team which was selected by a fan vote in 2002.[2]

Hawes's nephew, Spencer Hawes, was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 2007 NBA Draft.[3]


  1. ^ a b Steve Hawes, Accessed November 28, 2007.
  2. ^ "Schrempf Heads up Washington All-Century Basketball Team - University of Washington Official Athletics Site". Archived from the original on 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
  3. ^ 2007 NBA Draft Board-Spencer Hawes

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