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Pros and Cons of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson as Brooklyn Nets' Backcourt
Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE

The Brooklyn Nets' backcourt combination of point guard Deron Williams and shooting guard Joe Johnson should be a dynamic duo this upcoming season, but there are also several cons that could inhibit the team's production.

Johnson was acquired on July 2 from the Atlanta Hawks for Jordan Farmar, Johan Petro, Anthony Morrow, Jordan Williams, DeShawn Stevenson and a lottery-protected first round pick in 2013 via Houston.

The contracts of Farmar, Petro, Morrow and Williams were expiring, so the Hawks received a ton of salary relief in the deal.

While Johnson represents the Nets' motivation to win now that they're in a new city, there are a few things that could hold back the Nets. Their dynamic backcourt may be a little too dynamic.

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