Originally written on roundballchat.com  |  Last updated 11/11/14

Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson (2) drives past Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) during second-half action at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, November 18, 2009. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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Nets fans are ready for a breakout season for their new look team. Of course there is already excitement over the teams move to Brooklyn, but fans should also be excited for the new look Brooklyn Nets. The players are ready that is for sure. Recently two of the Nets players were talking big in terms of winning a championship but there coach Avery Johnson not so much. Here is what Joe Johnson had to say. Johnson was just traded to the Nets from the Atlantna Hawks. That’s what we are shooting for — the ring. There’s no need to sell ourselves short. You talk about gelling and figuring it out, and I think we have the perfect pieces: a great point guard, a great center. I don’t think any of our positions are the same or overlap at all. Via Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated Brook Lopez resigned with the Nets in the off season and he is thinking championship also. “Obviously our main goal is no question the NBA championship. I think it is realistic for us. We’re already a good playoff t...
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