Thursday , Nov , 06 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Is Joe Johnson a Lead Player for Atlanta Hawks?

Hawks players have argued about music, fashion, politics, food, college football and plenty more that 15 strong-willed men can disagree about.

But rarely has anything drawn such a loud consensus like the words of that anonymous NBA scout who questioned Joe Johnson’s status as the Hawks’ “lead player.”

“Are you serious?” Josh Smith said when presented with the passage. “How do you respond to something so stupid?”

Acie Law IV just laughed, wondering if he was being “Punk’d.”