Suddenly Reeling, the Nets Fire Their Coach
On Thursday, Avery Johnson became the first head coach fired by the Brooklyn Nets because he failed to reach Deron Williams and because the Nets had slipped to 14-14 after a promising 11-4 start — and these things were most certainly related.
Court Vision: Who will Nets hire to replace canned Johnson?
The Brooklyn Nets fired coach Avery Johnson on Thursday after a 14-14 start and will reportedly name assistant P.J. Carlesimo interim coach. Here's a roundup of the instant reaction to the firing and rumors regarding candidates to take the full-time gig.
Avery Johnson is out as Brooklyn Nets coach, as Deron Williams counts his alibis
Much in the same way incumbent top assistant coaches rarely act as a new-and-improved voice when they take over for fired head coaches, former Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson never had a chance with his team. He had the stink of Old Nets on him ...
Net loss: Brooklyn fires coach Avery Johnson
Coach Avery Johnson was fired Thursday, his team having lost 10 of 13 games after a strong start to its first season in Brooklyn. "We don't have the same fire now than we did when we were 11-4," general manager Billy King said at a news conference in ...
Avery johnson did not deserve that..
Word? @BlessedTaft: Yoooo Avery Johnson got fired?"
RT @ANCALERTS: Slumping Nets fire coach Avery Johnson
RT @fantasythieves: Did Deron Williams injure his wrist while throwing Avery Johnson under the bus? #ThingsToPonderAtNight
Los Nets despiden a Avery Johnson un mes después de ser nombrado mejor técnico del Este via @marca
Man, I know Avery Johnson didn't watch a second of ESPN or TNT tonight
Oh naw. RT @SportsCenter: Sources: Nets officials establish Phil Jackson as their top target after firing Avery Johnson
WTF!!!!!!!!! They Fired Avery Johnson!
RT @itsNellz_: RT @cthagod: Hold up so Avery Johnson was NBA coach of the month in October and November and got fired? Naw something more to this.
The Avery Johnson story lmao they make it sound worst
The world may never know!! [email protected] WHY THE FUCK WOULD BROOKLYN FIRE AVERY JOHNSON FOR?”
RT @WalkerAntoine8: Another coach fired for no reason. Mike brown first and Avery Johnson .
RT @SportsCenter: Sources: Nets officials establish Phil Jackson as their top target after firing Avery Johnson (via @ESPNSteinLine, @Chris_Broussard)
RT @MotivatedGent: ESPN: New Jersey Nets seeking to get Phil Jackson to fill head coach vacancy after Avery Johnson firing.
What do you think about the Phoenix Suns?
Can Avery Johnson do good with the Phoenix Suns?
Do you think the loss of Ben Gordon, will mean no playoffs for the Bulls?
Would the nets have won last night if Brook Lopez played?
How much is a autographed Avery Johnson Dickies Backpack???????
Why are most great coaches not the great ball players?
If James told the Cavs he would go to the Nets would Cavs be willing to do a sign and trade?
Who do you think is going to go all the way this year in the NBA and who is the team to beat?
Who should the Bulls hire as there head coach?
Do you think the Spurs are getting the shaft?
Who will be the best coach to fill in for D'Antoni for the Suns?
Will Mike Brown ever get another job coaching in the NBA?
Piston fans who do you want to coach next year?
Who is the best black coach of the NBA ever?
Who do think the Pistons will hire next as their head coach?
If Lebron had a dominant big man and good coach would he have been in the NBA finals just like Kobe?
Is Manu Ginobili the main factor to win for the Spurs?
Who do you think will be the new head coach for the NJ Nets?
Who will be head coaches for the 2010-2011 season?
If Dallas Mavericks miss the playoffs who will be blamed (potentially fired or traded) and why?
Why does the Golden State Warriors always let go of good players in their lineup, engages in bad trades?
Where can I find video from after Game 5?
Is Lenny Wilkens the last African-American head coach to lead a team to a championship?
What do you think about the cleveland cavaliers this year?
Since the Warriors are obviously suppose to be the Number 8 seed?
Where do you think Lebron will end up next year?
How does the Western Conference playoff race play out?
Which of the big cap teams will be the biggest loser in this free agency period?
How much do you hate the San Antonio Spurs?
What do Cavs need to do to keep my boy Lebron in Cleveland?
Is there any chance that either of these coaches will come to the Knicks?
How many wins do you think the New Jersey nets will get?
Do you think Lebron only wants to play for a black coach?
Which key players can Cleveland get in a trade for their trade exception?
How do you feel about Don Nelson?
Who are coaches or GMs that were taught under Greg Popovich?
What will be the most interesting storyline of the NBA finals this year?
Would you be surprised if Pop hands the Spurs over to Avery?
Why don't the Suns want to hire Avery Johnson?
What are some sports team franchises that the locals could care less about?
What is a good last name to go with Avery?
What moves will Cleveland need to make to keep Lebron there?
How long do you think that Joe Dumars will fire Michael Curry?
If Gregg Popovich & Avery Johnson switched places, who would win more championships?
Would Avery Johnson be a great fit for the Warriors?
what is the pre order code for the sgt avery johnson halo odst firefight charecter?
Should the Phoenix Suns sign Avery Johnson?
Was Avery Johnson the second best point guard who played at least 8 years of 1990's except Jason Kidd?
Was Avery Johnson the best point guard who played in the NBA for a period of 8 years?
Should Pop fire himself from coaching to hire Avery Johnson?