According to NBA.com he is. NBA.com's power ranking has him turning a team that had a total winning percentage of .333 last season into an elite power house in the Eastern Conference. And also has them finishing ahead of the Knicks.
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I knew that Joe Johnson was good but I wasn't aware that he was better than everyone on the Knicks' roster and that he was as good as Michael Jordan was in his prime. I wonder if the guy that gave Joe Johnson that massive contract a couple of years ago is incharge of doing these power rankings.