5 Basketball Players who Played for Hawks and Pacers

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Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Hawks and the Pacers.

Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague, an NBA veteran with a career span of over a decade, was selected 19th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. Known for his quickness and playmaking ability, Teague quickly rose to prominence as the Hawks’ starting point guard.

Perhaps his best season in Atlanta (and possibly career) was in 2014-2015 when he averaged 15.9 points, 7.0 assists per game, and was named an NBA All-Star.

Teague’s career, though characterized by frequent team changes, has been consistent in terms of his contributions on the court with career averages of 12.2 points and 5.6 assists per game.

Teague Key Stats

  • All-Star (Hawks)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Hawks, Pacers, Timberwolves)

Al Harrington

Al Harrington’s NBA journey began straight out of high school when he was selected 25th overall by the Indiana Pacers in the 1998 NBA Draft.

As a young player with the Pacers, he developed under the guidance of coach Larry Bird and alongside a core group that included Reggie Miller. Over time, Harrington carved out a significant role for himself with the Pacers, demonstrating his scoring touch and basketball IQ.

Throughout his NBA career, Harrington played for several teams, including the Pacers, Hawks, Warriors, Knicks, Nuggets, Magic, and Wizards. Among his career highlights was his stint with the Golden State Warriors during the “We Believe” era, where he was part of the team’s memorable upset of the top-seeded Mavericks in the ’07 playoffs.

Harrington Key Stats

  • 20+ Points/Game Season (Knicks)

Lance Stephenson

Selected in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers, Lance Stephenson spent the first four seasons of his career in Indiana. His best season came in 2013-14 when he averaged 13.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game, and led the NBA in triple-doubles (5).

He was a significant contributor to the Pacers teams that made back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals appearances in 2013 and 2014.

Stephenson later played for several other teams, including the Hornets, Clippers, Grizzlies, Pelicans, and Lakers. Despite bouncing around the league, his dynamic playstyle and sometimes flamboyant on-court antics have made him a memorable figure in the NBA.

Stephen Jackson

Stephen Jackson is a former NBA small forward and shooting guard recognized for his tenacity, versatility, and ability to score. Beginning his basketball journey in the lower tiers of basketball, including stints in the CBA and overseas, Jackson’s resilience and talent eventually led him to the NBA.

Jackson’s NBA journey included time with several teams, but he is most remembered for his roles with the San Antonio Spurs and the Golden State Warriors. In 2003, as a member of the Spurs, he played a pivotal role in the team’s playoff run, culminating in an NBA Championship victory over the New Jersey Nets.

Later, with the Warriors in 2007, Jackson was a key player in the famous “We Believe” team that upset the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs.

Jackson Key Stats

  • NBA Championship (Spurs)
  • 20+ Points/Game Season (Warriors, Hornets)
  • 5+ Assists/Game Season (Warriors)

Erick Dampier

Erick Dampier is a former NBA center who played in the league for over a decade, contributing as a solid defender and rebounder. He began his collegiate basketball career at Mississippi State University, where he gained recognition for his impactful play in the paint.

Drafted 10th overall by the Pacers in the 1996 NBA Draft, Dampier began his professional journey and would go on to play for several teams throughout his career. His most memorable time was with the Mavericks, where he anchored the defense and provided a strong presence in the post for several seasons.

Dampier was also a part of the Miami Heat’s 2010-2011 roster, which reached the NBA Finals. Throughout his NBA tenure, he was valued for his size, defensive acumen, and ability to control the boards (had a career-best 12 rebounds per game with the Warriors in ’03-’04).

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