Atlanta Hawks Draft History: An Exercise in Futility

Dan WeinerCorrespondent IJune 16, 2009

Atlanta Hawks Draft History: An Exercise in Futility

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    1992:  Center Jon Koncak of the Atlanta Hawks stands on the court during a game against the Miami Heat at the Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Jim Spoontz  /Allsport

5. The Entire 1990s (minus Jet)

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    18 Apr 1996:  Stacey Augmon of the Atlanta Hawks moves the ball against the Orlando Magic during a game played at the Orlando Arena in Orlando, Florida.  The Magic won the game, 119-104. Mandatory Credit: ALLSPORT USA  /Allsport

4. The Pistol fires away in the A

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    ATLANTA - JANRUARY:  Atlanta Hawks Guard Pistol Pete Maravich talks with his Coach Cotton Fitzsimmons during the Hawks NBA game in Janruary 1974 at the Omni Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo By Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

3. Did you know Atlanta drafted Marvin Williams instead of Chris Paul? (that's not the worst though)

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    NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 05:  Marvin Williams #24 of the Atlanta Hawks makes a shot over Chris Paul #3 of the New Orleans Hornets  on March 5, 2008 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Andersen was reinstated after a two year suspension from the

2. The Hawks treat a college legend to Mickie D's?

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    DENVER - MAY 23:  NBA legend David Thompson attends Game Three of the Western Conference Finals during the 2009 NBA Playoffs between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers at Pepsi Center on May 23, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expr

1. The Hawks trade Bill Russell

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    BOSTON - JUNE 17:  NBA legend Bill Russell smiles before Game Six of the 2008 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics on June 17, 2008 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and