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Number of games lost last season by the Atlanta Hawks: 56

League rank in defensive field-goal percentage: 27

Record on the road: 8-33

Coach Mike Woodson's career coaching record: 39-125

Average tickets purchased last year for home games: 15,049

NBA-wide average tickets purchased for home games: 17,558

Seating capacity of Alexander Memorial Coliseum in 1968 when the Hawks moved to Atlanta: 7,850

Years since the Hawks have drafted a future NBA all-star player: 22

Future Hall of Fame players selected in the 1985 NBA draft after the Hawks selected Jon Koncak with the fifth pick: 2

Koncak's career scoring average, in points per game: 4.5

Career points scored by Karl Malone, drafted by Phoenix after Atlanta selected Koncak: 36,928

Career all-star appearances by Joe Dumars, selected by Detroit after Atlanta selected Koncak: 6

Years since the Hawks have won the Eastern Conference championship: 46

Years since the Hawks have won the NBA championship: 48

Sources: nba.com/hawks, insidehoops.com, Wikipedia.com, basketball-reference.com, ramblinwreck.com

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