Johnson was named NBA Coach of the Month in October and November, but it’s December that’ll getcha. After guiding the team to a surprising 11-4 record in its inaugural Brooklyn season, the Nets have come crashing down to earth by losing 10 of their 13 (center Brook Lopez missed seven games).
The on-court product isn’t always necessarily the fault of the head coach, but nonetheless, there will be a new sheriff on the Nets sideline.
Avery’s son, Avery Johnson Jr., a high-school junior who can ball like his dad (and hang out with Drake), isn’t exactly taking the news well.
Here’s a snapshot of his timeline in the hour or so after Avery’s firing:
Not quite the caliber of Ozzie Guillen’s son, but still classic.