Found December 28, 2012 on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL:
For those of us who have followed or reported on the Association for a while; realize that one can never rule out any scenarios. There have been players, who could not wait to become a Free Agent; to  escape the team they feel stuck on; only to return his original squad later in his career, this time singing praise about the franchise. We have witnessed antagonistic relationships between a coach and a player, completely turn around after being reunited. Just like the rest of us, players and coaches sometimes fail to realize how good things truly are, until the circumstances change. One of the most successful bench bosses in the history of the Association; former Utah Jazz head coach Jerry Sloan, took many by surprise when he resigned as the club’s head coach in February of 2011. Despite reports and rumors that Sloan was leaving the team because of a deteriorating relationship with his All-Star point guard Deron Williams, the former player insisted that was not the case. Whether his ...

Report: Nets fire Avery Johnson

After a strong start to the season, the Nets have dropped 10 of its last 13 games, so the team reportedly has decided to part ways with head coach Avery Johnson.

Brooklyn Nets Fire Avery Johnson after miserable December

It was all good just a month ago. The Brooklyn Nets who came into this season with high hopes and something of a nice start have fired Avery Johnson. The foundation of the team has publicly started to crack over the past two weeks as All-Star Deron Williams expressed doubts about Johnson’s system. Once that happened the Nets went from being a hot team on a cold streak to being...

Brooklyn Nets Fire Coach Avery Johnson As Deron Williams, Billy King Strike Again

Multiple stories reporting Avery Johnson‘s firing on Thursday described Brooklyn Nets players as “blindsided” by the news. By any normal standards, this should have been a shocking development: the reigning NBA coach of the month, who was given a thrown-together roster, getting the boot after a rough stretch in the schedule. Nothing is shocking given the situation, however...

Reacting to the Nets' Firing Of Coach Avery Johnson

If I were a Nets fan, I'm not sure I'd be too thrilled about the firing of head coach Avery Johnson. Brooklyn made NBA history by becoming the first team to fire its coach just a month after the guy won "Coach of the Month" honors.Despite Deron Williams' recent comments that he preferred playing in Jerry Sloan's system in Utah, he still never came out to...

Nets turn to Carlesimo -- for now

P.J. Carlesimo hadn't even coached his first game with the Brooklyn Nets and already names such as Phil Jackson were floating around. Carlesimo was appointed interim coach Thursday when the Nets fired Avery Johnson, and general manager Billy King said he hoped Carlesimo would have the job for a while. But the Nets also put out a statement saying a search for a new head coach...

Avery Johnson’s son reacts to his dad being fired by the Brooklyn Nets

With any family member being let go of their duties at their job, a ball of emotions are ready to explode.  Avery Johnson was fired earlier today by the Brooklyn Nets.  Johnson’s son reacted to the firing on Twitter.  The younger Johnson said, I’m sorry are [our] best players couldn’t make open shots. Yeah that’s my dads fault totally… His next tweet said, The expectations...

Nets Fire Avery Johnson

A picture is worth a thousand words.  This photo to me represents the relationship between Avery and Deron.  Deron is gaining the reputation of being a coach killer. He made Jerry Sloan quit mid season for crying out loud.  He started the "fire Avery" movement last week when he criticized his current coach's game plans and now finally has his wish.  As reported...

So Much For Avery Johnson's Employment

And for the patience of Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov in his new building... 14-14 doesn't guarantee New Year's work for the Brooklynets... Avery Johnson... Or... how 'bout this way...??? You get the idea... Johnson's Nets have lost 10 of 13 games after starting out a lot differently... "We don't have the same fire now than we did when...

Nets Rumors: Phil Jackson Brooklyn’s ‘No. 1 Choice’

While no deal is imminent, as formal discussions have yet to take place, the Brooklyn Nets have targeted former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson as their ideal replacement for the recently fired Avery Johnson, reports Howard Beck of The New York Times.No deal is imminent, no formal discussions have taken place, and it is not even clear that Jackson wants the...

Nets 97, Bobcats 81

NEW YORK - Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov cut short a skiing vacation in British Columbia to attend to the numerous issues plaguing his team during the previous 13 games. Those problems included 1-on-1 play, a stagnant offense as well as a lack of concentration and, after seeing it linger for way too long, the Russian billionaire said he wanted to tackle those issues head...

Brooklyn Nets Fire Head Coach Avery Johnson

So soon?

Nets 103, Cavaliers 100

NEW YORK -- Brook Lopez had his second consecutive dominating game for interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, scoring 35 points and grabbing 11 rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 103-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night at the Barclays Center. It was the second straight win for Carlesimo, who was elevated to coach Thursday when Avery Johnson was fired. The Nets...
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