1970–71 Atlanta Hawks season

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1970–71 Atlanta Hawks season
Head coach Richie Guerin
Arena Alexander Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 36–46 (.439)
Place Division: 2nd (Central)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1969–70 1971–72 >

The 1970-71 NBA season was the Hawks' 22nd season in the NBA and third season in Atlanta.[1]

The team's season roster is featured in the video games NBA 2K16 [2] and NBA 2K17.

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 3 Pete Maravich SG  United States LSU
1 14 John Vallely SG  United States UCLA

Roster[edit]

Atlanta Hawks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 42 Abdul-Rahman, Mahdi 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) UCLA
C 8 Bellamy, Walt 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Indiana
F/C 32 Bridges, Bill 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 228 lb (103 kg) Kansas
F 33 Chambers, Jerry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Utah
PF 25 Chappell, Len 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Wake Forest
C 31 Christian, Bob 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Grambling State
F/C 24 Davis, Jim 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Colorado
G/F 23 Hudson, Lou 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Minnesota
G 44 Maravich, Pete 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 197 lb (89 kg) LSU
G 40 Vallely, John 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) UCLA
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
y-Baltimore Bullets 42 40 .512 24–13 16–25 2–2 10–6
x-Atlanta Hawks 36 46 .439 6 21–20 14–26 1–0 9–7
Cincinnati Royals 33 49 .402 9 17–16 11–28 5–5 16–6
Cleveland Cavaliers 15 67 .183 27 11–30 2–37 2–0 1–13
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT
1 z-New York Knicks 52 30 .634
2 y-Baltimore Bullets 42 40 .512
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 47 35 .573
4 x-Atlanta Hawks 36 46 .439
5 Boston Celtics 44 38 .537
6 Cincinnati Royals 33 49 .402
7 Buffalo Braves 22 60 .268
8 Cleveland Cavaliers 15 67 .183


z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1970–71 NBA Records
Team ATL BAL BOS BUF CHI CIN CLE DET LAL MIL NYK PHI PHO POR SDR SFW SEA
Atlanta 3–3 2–4 3–1 1–4 2–4 4–0 0–5 3–2 1–4 3–3 4–2 1–4 2–2 2–3 2–3 3–2
Baltimore 3–3 3–3 3–1 2–3 3–3 4–0 2–3 2–3 1–4 2–4 3–3 3–2 2–2 4–1 2–3 3–2
Boston 4–2 3–3 4–0 4–1 4–2 3–1 2–3 3–2 0–5 0–6 4–2 2–3 2–2 3–2 3–2 3–2
Buffalo 1–3 1–3 0–4 0–4 0–4 5–7 1–5 2–2 0–4 2–2 0–4 1–3 6–6 1–3 1–3 1–3
Chicago 4–1 3–2 1–4 4–0 4–0 4–0 3–3 2–4 1–5 3–2 3–2 3–3 3–1 6–0 4–2 3–2
Cincinnati 4–2 3–3 2–4 4–0 0–4 5–1 1–4 1–4 1–4 2–4 1–5 1–4 4–0 1–3 2–3 1–4
Cleveland 0–4 0–4 1–3 7–5 0–4 1–5 2–2 0–4 0–4 0–4 1–3 0–4 2–10 0–4 1–3 0–4
Detroit 5–0 3–2 3–2 5–1 3–3 4–1 2–2 2–3 1–5 2–3 2–3 2–4 3–1 4–2 1–4 3–1
Los Angeles 2–3 3–2 2–3 2–2 4–2 4–1 4–0 3–2 1–4 3–2 3–2 2–4 4–0 3–3 4–2 4–2
Milwaukee 4–1 4–1 5–0 4–0 5–1 4–1 4–0 5–1 4–1 1–4 4–1 4–2 3–1 4–1 6–0 5–1
New York 3–3 4–2 6–0 2–2 2–3 4–2 4–0 3–2 2–3 4–1 2–4 4–1 3–1 4–1 3–2 2–3
Philadelphia 2–4 3–3 2–4 4–0 2–3 5–1 3–1 3–2 2–3 1–4 4–2 3–2 4–0 3–2 3–2 3–2
Phoenix 4–1 2–3 3–2 3–1 3–3 4–1 4–0 4–2 4–2 2–4 1–4 2–3 4–0 2–4 3–2 3–2
Portland 2–2 2–2 2–2 6–6 1–3 0–4 10–2 1–3 0–4 1–3 1–3 0–4 0–4 0–4 1–3 2–4
San Diego 3–2 1–4 2–3 3–1 0–6 3–1 4–0 2–4 3–3 1–4 1–4 2–3 4–2 4–0 2–4 5–1
San Francisco 3–2 3–2 2–3 3–1 2–4 3–2 3–1 4–1 2–4 0–6 2–3 2–3 2–3 3–1 4–2 3–3
Seattle 2–3 2–3 2–3 3–1 2–3 4–1 4–0 1–3 2–4 1–5 3–2 2–3 2–3 4–2 1–5 3–3

Playoffs[edit]

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(A1) New York Knicks vs. (C2) Atlanta Hawks: Knicks win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ New York: New York 112, Atlanta 101
  • Game 2 @ New York: Atlanta 113, New York 104
  • Game 3 @ Atlanta: New York 110, Atlanta 95
  • Game 4 @ Atlanta: New York 113, Atlanta 107
  • Game 5 @ New York: New York 111, Atlanta 107

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1970–71 Atlanta Hawks
  2. ^ Lelinwalla, Mark (September 11, 2015). "'NBA 2K16': All The Classic Teams Announced". Tech Times. Retrieved April 16, 2016.