MILWAUKEE -- Avery Johnson was the Eastern Conference's Coach of the Month for October and November. Now he's fired in December.
As it turns out, Wednesday's 108-93 loss to the Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center was the final straw for Brooklyn's front office as the team fired Johnson on Thursday. Full of hype and expectations in a new city with a new arena and an expensive roster, Brooklyn started the season 11-4. The Nets are just 3-10 since, including two losses to the Bucks. Following an ugly Christmas Day loss to Boston at the Barclays Center, Nets CEO Brett Yormark took to Twitter to voice his frustrations.
"Nets fans deserve better," Yormark tweeted. "The entire organization needs to work harder to find a solution. We'll get there."
A Brooklyn spokesman later released a statement saying that Yormark wasn't just talking about the team's performance on the court, but Johnson admitted during his pregame gathering at the Bra...