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Classic Hawks' Nicknames
January 1, 2011
Maravich first was called "Pistol Pete" during his high school days when he shot often started from his hip.
'Nique filled the seats and the stat sheet with his high scoring and acrobatic dunks.
"Big Bells" finished his Hall of Fame career averaging over 20 points and 13 rebounds per contest.
"Spud" was the shortest player to play in the NBA when he entered the league. Only Earl Boykins and Muggsy Bogues have been shorter since.
Rollins, the Hawks all-time leader in blocked shots, was also known as "The Intimidator" during his 18-year NBA career.
Reportedly, Rivers was given his nickname by then-Marquette assistant coach Rick Majerus. Rivers attended a summer basketball camp wearing a "Dr. J" T-shirt. Majerus immediately called him "Doc" and the players at camp followed suit. The name has stuck ev
Fratello's nickname was born during his stint as a color commentator, when Marv Albert dubbed him "The Czar of the Telestrator" for his masterful way of diagramming basketball plays on screen.
Stacey reportedly gained the nickname "Plastic Man" due to his athletic ability to "stretch".
Kukoc played 76 games as a Hawk, averaging over 12ppg.
Ken "The Snake" Norman averaged 12.7 ppg for the Atlanta in 1994-95, the first of three seasons with the Hawks.
Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson averaged 20.8 ppg during the 2002-03 season.
Glenn was known for his smooth midrange jump shot that earned him the nickname "The Stinger" early in his career from his Knicks teammates.
Paul "Snoop" Graham averaged 8.4 ppg in three seasons with the Hawks (1991-94)
Li'l Abner averaged 18 ppg in 10 seasons with the St. Louis Hawks
Also know as "Sweet Lou", Hudson is one of only three Hawks' players to have his number retired.
The Hawks' all-time leader for 3-pointers chose a name that appealed to Pearl Jam too.
Caldwell was nicknamed "Pogo Joe" or "Jumping Joe" for his leaping abilities
Reportedly, he received his nickname from a cousin in reference to a line in a country music song.
Zelmo averaged over 17 ppg in 7 years for St. Louis and Atlanta before jumping to the ABA.