Brooklyn Nets fire head coach Avery Johnson

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The Nets had much higher hopes for their inaugural season in Brooklyn. With a current record of 14-14 and locker room mumblings from Deron Williams saying that he was used to being coached a different way. Plus Gerald Wallace calling his teammates out about their attitude during the losing streak. The Nets have announced the firing of head coach Avery Johnson.

In a statement released this morning by General manager Billy King, the team has said they will immediately begin the search for a new head coach.

“The Nets ownership would like to express thanks to Avery for his efforts and to wish him every success in the future,” said Brooklyn Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Johnson was named head coach of the Nets on June 15, 2010. In two-plus seasons as head coach of the Nets, Johnson compiled a record of 60-116.

You think Phil Jackson would be interested in a Brooklyn come back?

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  • Mai

    Who didn’t see this coming/, thanks to Devin the “devil” Williams complaining about his poor performance and blaming Coach Johnson. Really?! If he could derail Coach Slogan career, why not Johnson SMDH!!!!

    It’s not the coaches fault it’s the whole organization is to blame, Damn Russian and that “GANGTA” 1% owner. HELL NAH JACKSON WOULD NEVER CONSIDER COACHING FOR THAT GOOFY *&^ TEAM” That’s just like asking Prince to open for Trey Songz!!!

  • Mai

    One more thing please ppl don’t blame Jigga for this firing on Avery Johnson. Jigga is just responsible the the team and cheerleaders outfits!!! LOL!!! 1% Jigga.

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