Players around the league reacted to the news that former Brooklyn Nets’ coach Avery Johnson, October/November’s Coach of the Month, was fired on Thursday:
Avery got fired? He was just coach of the month wasn’t he? That’s like a player get Player of the Month then gets traded the next month #NBA
— LeBron James (@KingJames) December 27, 2012
They gave Avery the ax? Wasn’t my man just coach of the month? Cold Game. — Daniel Gibson Sr. (@BooBysWorld1) December 27, 2012
Wait, didn’t Avery Johnson just get coach of the month? — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) December 27, 2012
I appreciate everything Coach Avery. Good luck in all your endeavors moving forward.
— Kris Humphries (@KrisHumphries) December 27, 2012
One of the best coaches I’ve had and a great man is Avery Johnson. No question I learned alot from him in 2 years.
— Anthony Morrow (@MrAnthonyMorrow) December 27, 2012
“When I heard the news it was tough,” said Jason Terry who played for Johnson in Dallas. “I know he put