Joe Johnson is about to step into a whole new world.
He has left Atlanta for the bright lights of Brooklyn. He is part of a huge movement by a franchise that has been stuck in the cellar for a long time. Now they have a new place to play, a new look to the team and, for the first time in a long time, it looks like they have some talent.
Johnson is going to be paired with Deron Williams to form one of the most talented backcourts in the NBA. He will have the luxury of an All-Star caliber point guard, something he has not had since he played in Phoenix back in 2005 with Steve Nash.
Johnson has changed a lot since his days as a member of the Suns. He has spent seven seasons in Atlanta as the main guy on the Hawks. There was always a lot of pressure on him to lead the team to success. He never quite made it over the hump and thus never really measured up to the expectations Hawks fans had for him.
In Brooklyn, it is going to be a little different.
Johnson still has t...