Nets fire coach Avery Johnson

Nets fire coach Avery Johnson

Milwaukee : WI : USA | Dec 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM PST
Source: Associated Press
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Avery Johnson has been fired as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, who have lost 10 of 13 games to drop to .500. General manager Billy King announced the move Thursday without saying who will be interim coach...Brooklyn started the season 11-4, winning five in a row to end November...Johnson has been the Nets' coach for a little more than two seasons. He went 60-116 with the Nets, who moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn to start the 2012-13 season. Johnson coached the Dallas Mavericks to an appearance in the NBA Finals in 2006.

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Avery Johnson has been successful as a player and coach, and is said to have the right skills to turn around the Nets
Avery Johnson has been successful as a player and coach, and is said to have the right skills to turn around the Nets
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