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Hawks Take Al Horford At No. 3; Acie Law At No. 11


The Hawks drafted Florida's Al Horford with the No. 3 pick and Acie Law at No. 11 in the 2007 NBA Draft
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  • The Hawks went with proven college winners in Thursday's NBA Draft, selecting two-time NCAA champ Al Horford from Florida with the No. 3 pick and taking Texas A&M's All-American Acie Law IV at No. 11. The Hawks BasketBlog had live coverage throughout the draft.
    Horford Profile | Law Profile | NBA.com Draft Coverage
    Horford & Law Meet The Atlanta Media

    Video From The Draft:
    HFO: Hawks 2007 Draft Party
    Al Horford On The Podium At MSG
    Acie Law On Joining The Hawks

    NBA.com Draft Tracker

    Draft Central News:

  • Blog: Draft Night Recap
  • Monday: Horford, Conley Strut Their Stuff
  • Friday: Joakim Noah Workout Report
  • Hawks Work Out PGs, UNC's Wright
  • Hawks Release Workout Schedule
  • Enter The 11 Picks To Paradise Sweepstakes!
  • Hawks Draft Party Set For June 28th
  • Audio: Billy Knight Lottery Press Conference

    Blog: Player Previews
    Al Horford | Spencer Hawes | Jeff Green | Joakim Noah Mike Conley, Jr. | Yi Jianlian | Acie Law | Corey Brewer Javaris Crittenton

  • Blog: WWYD? Question 3 | Question 2 | Question 1
  • Hawks Move Up, Will Have Two Lottery Picks
  • NBA Draft Central | Top Prospects & Video
  • Early Entry Candidates | NBA.com Mock Draft #1
  • AJC: Sekou Smith Hawks Beat Blog


  • Thursday: Draft Night Recap
  • Monday: Horford, Conley Strut Their Stuff
  • Friday: Joakim Noah Workout Report
  • Interviews And Photos From Wednesday's Workouts
  • Player Previews:
    Al Horford | Spencer Hawes | Jeff Green | Joakim Noah | Mike Conley, Jr. | Yi Jianlian | Acie Law | Corey Brewer | Javaris Crittenton
  • What Would You Do? Big Or Small?
  • What Would You Do? Talent Or Need?
  • What Would You Do? Veteran Targets?
  • The Possibilities Are Endless
  • Lottery Night Recap


    News Stories:

  • Hawks BasketBlog Coverage
  • NBA 2007 Draft Home Page
  • AJC's Hawks Coverage

    Mock Drafts:
  • Hoops Hype
  • nbadraft.net
  • Inside Hoops

    NBA Lottery Reviewed:
  • Team-by-Team Preview
  • Draft Lottery Q&A
  • Several Scenarios Possible

    DID YOU KNOW...
    This is only the second time the Hawks have ever moved up in the lottery. The team moved from #5 to #3 in 2001. Both years, Dominique Wilkins was the team's representative to the lottery proceedings.

    Year Name College Pick No.
    2007 Al Horford
    Acie Law IV
    Florida
    Texas A&M
    #3
    #11
    2006 Shelden Williams Duke #5
    2005 Marvin Williams North Carolina #2
    2004 Josh Childress Stanford #6
    Josh Smith Oak Hill Academy #17
    2003 Boris Diaw Pau Orthez (France) #21
    2001 Pau Gasol (a) Spain #3
    Jamaal Tinsley (b) Iowa State #27
    2000 DerMarr Johnson Cincinnati #6
    1999 Jason Terry Arizona #10
    Cal Bowdler Old Dominion #17
    Dion Glover Georgia Tech #20
    Jumaine Jones (c) Georgia #27
    1998 Roshown McLeod Duke #22
    1997 Ed Gray California #22
    1996 Priest Lauderdale Central State (OH) #28
    1995 Alan Henderson Indiana #16

    (a) Gasol was traded on draft night to the Vancouver (Memphis) Grizzlies, along with Brevin Knight and Lorenzen Wright, in exchange for Shareef Abdur-Rahim and the 27th pick in the draft

    (b) Atlanta traded the draft rights to Tinsley to the Indiana Pacers for a future first-round selection. Vancouver chose Tinsley on behalf of Atlanta as part of a trade agreement.

    (c) On draft night, Jones draft rights were traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for a future first-round pick (via Toronto).