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Gerald Wallace calls out teammates

With the Brooklyn Nets struggling as of late, Gerald Wallace has taken issue with how his teammates are responding to the slide and made his feelings known.

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...

Avery Johnson’s Son Bashes Nets Players After He Is Fired

Avery Johnson’s son, Avery Johnson Jr., took to Twitter to express his dismay at the decision by the Nets to fire his father as head coach on Thursday.  ”I’m sorry are [sic] best players couldn’t make open shots. Yeah that’s my dads fault totally…” said a ticked off Johnson.  He’s got a point as Deron Williams is shooting a career low 39% from the field and a disgusting...

Brooklyn Nets Have Fired Coach Avery Johnson

NBA columnist for Yahoo sports Adrian Wojnarowski reported via twitter earlier today that the Brooklyn Nets have fired coach Avery Johnson.  The Nets will make P.J. Carlesimo the interim head coach.  Johnson, who was in the final year of his contract, was named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for October and Novemberafter an 11-4 start.  December wasn't such a good...

Brooklyn Nets fire head coach Avery Johnson

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 [...]

Gerald Wallace Calls Losing Last 10-13 Games “Mind-Boggling”

When the Nets dramatically overhauled their roster this summer, the plan wasn’t to put together a .500 team. But that’s exactly what they are after last night’s 108-93 loss to the Bucks dropped them to 14-14 this season. “We’re a way better team than what our record is,” Gerald Wallace said. “I’m [bleeping ticked] off about us losing, and especially the way we’re...

Flying high in November, Nets fire coach in December

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When Avery Johnson was hired by the New Jersey Nets as head coach on June 15, 2010, he thought he would be given some time to see the franchise get through a tough transitional period. "Under the circumstances, I knew that for the first two years we were going to get beat up pretty bad, then it would take some time to build a championship team,"...

Nets' fire Johnson

The Brooklyn Nets have fired head coach Avery Johnson after a 14-14 start, general manager Billy King announced Thursday. The Nets sit 6 1/2 games behind the first-place Miami Heat in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. They've lost their previous two games and have gone 3-10 in December. Johnson was in the final year of his contract. He was named Eastern Conference Coach...

Celtics Capitalize on Favorable Matchups Against Nets to Begin Holiday Road Trip With Win

Nothing is ever promised, but for all the Brooklyn Nets’ improvements in the last year and a half, they figured to remain a reliable victim for the Celtics entering this season. Even after two meetings and two Celtics’ losses, all the ingredients were there to make the Nets a match made in heaven for Boston. They were a slow-paced team that defended poorly and was prone to bad...

Bucks backcourt dismantles Nets

Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, Monta Ellis added 20 points and a season-high six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets for the 13th straight time, 108-93 on Wednesday night. Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight. The Nets were without starting guard...

Gerald Wallace & Kevin Garnett Receive Double Technicals After Short Tug

Kevin Garnett and Gerald Wallace both received a technical in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s Christmas Day game after a minor scuffle. Wallace grabbed onto Garnett’s shorts following a shot attempt, something Garnett didn’t respond well to:

Source: Deron Williams Quit On Avery Johnson

By the time Johnson was fired, he had lost several members of the locker room. Williams was the most obvious one, and his decision not to play Wednesday night in Milwaukee — citing a wrist injury that he had played through all season — only fueled speculation that he had, as one friend of Johnson’s said, “totally quit on Avery.” Suspicion also surrounded Kris Humphries...
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