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

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

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  • Several Scenarios Possible
    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
    Texas A&M
    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).


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