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How the Atlanta Hawks’ Franchise Would’ve Changed if They Drafted Chris Paul

Published by on May 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

It's been three years since the 2005 NBA Draft, the day when all 30 franchises were changed forever—some for the better: New Orleans, Utah, and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Hawks' fans may have grown numb, so picking at the scab certainly doesn't help.

With the second overall pick, the Atlanta Hawks selected Marvin Williams and bypassed the likes of Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Andre Bynum, Danny Granger, and Monta Ellis.

They selected a forward even though they already had Josh Smith, Al Harrington, and Antoine Walker on their roster, instead of drafting a point guard. 

So, for another painful moment, let's think "What if?" one more time. What if the Atlanta Hawks had taken Chris Paul in...

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