As we continue to look back on the Atlanta Hawks season in 2018-19, let’s take a gander at the best games from the most notable players on the roster.
With the Atlanta Hawks season way back in the rearview, the team’s focus (as well as its fans) have shifted to how the team might improve this offseason. First up is the 2019 NBA Draft, followed by free agency and all the madness that ensues when that period begins in July.
The Hawks will likely be active in both markets, as well as in trades, but before we get to that, there’s plenty of time to reflect on the season that was by exploring some of the best games of the season for specific players.
To help narrow it down, only games that scored a 20 or above in Basketball Reference’s game score metric will be included here. All told, 53 Atlanta Hawks players produced games with a game score above 20. Also, There will be no repeat players on this list, as the games provided served as the definitive performance of the season for each player, though some players – such as Trae Young and John Collins – had a wealth of options to choose as their best game.
Remember: John Collins finished the year with a 20-point, 25-rebound masterpiece against the Indiana Pacers – a game the team lost on the final possession due to them fouling a three-point shooter. Heartbreaking.
Anyway, without further ado, here’s the list: