The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are part of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since 1968, Atlanta has been home to the Hawks who enter their 46th season. From Pistol Pete to the Human Highlight Film, the Atlanta Hawks are a franchise rich with history and tradition. Beginning in September 1999, the Atlanta Hawks started playing in Philips Arena, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 concert and event venues in the world. To see the Hawks live , visit www.hawks.com/tickets to purchase your tickets today!