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    Nets just fired Avery Johnson

    here's hoping we get in the spirit and fire Ty

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    Deron strikes again!

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    Wow, Torrey Ellis strikes again. And this time Torrey was 'injured' for just one game to make it happen.


    Shaun Powell @Powell2daPeople 1 minute ago
    Avery Johnson was coach of the month in November, but that was 27 days ago. Long time.
    Virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.

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    Media is killing Torrey--I love it.


    Shaun Powell @Powell2daPeople about 6 minutes ago
    With Avery Johnson getting ax, Deron Williams has claimed 2 more NBA coaches than NBA titles.

    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO about 5 minutes ago
    Nets fire Avery Johnson. Coach-killer Deron Williams gettin' work done.
    Frank Isola @FisolaNYDN 4 minutes ago
    Five years from now Deron Williams will say he enjoyed playing in Avery Johnson's system

    Reggie Miller @ReggieMillerTNT about 5 minutes ago
    So will coaching change for Nets improve Deron Williams shooting percentage??
    PJ Carlisimo will be the interim coach---that could end really well! Atleast the Nets understand the whole interim idea.

    Already calls for Jerry or Nate McMillian to be the next head coach.

    Jerry vindicated?
    Last edited by mellow; 12-27-2012 at 11:26 AM. Reason: added reggie miller quote
    Virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.

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    im in the camp that thinks Coach Sloan quit when he found out KOC was gonna trade Deron, so I would LOVE to see him coaching in BK!!
    i may quote myself from other treads... sue me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrinceJL View Post
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    im in the camp that thinks Coach Sloan quit when he found out KOC was gonna trade Deron, so I would LOVE to see him coaching in BK!!
    I would like that too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrinceJL View Post
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    im in the camp that thinks Coach Sloan quit when he found out KOC was gonna trade Deron...

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    https://www.sheridanhoops.com/2012/1...-friday-night/


    A Nets player said "It's Jerry Sloan all over again"

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    Who do they hire? Stan Van yells, so he's out. Nate McMill is basically Avery. Phil wouldn't touch that team with a ten foot pole. Any ideas? They need a yes man to keep Willy happy. I know, let's give them Corbin!

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    I really doubt this is Deron's fault, but it looks bad for sure. Wonder if he'll get traded now. Of course if this IS due to Deron's attitude, BK just chose player over coach.
    "Excuse me...are you the singing bush?"

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    Another good stinger....

    'Deron is just keeping up with Dwight, now they both have two notches'

    ...and zero titles.

    Whether Deron did this or not doesn't matter. He is now labeled, and guilty until he proves himself innocent.
    Virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.

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    From Avery Johnson, Jr:

    "I'm sorry are best players couldn't make open shots. Yeah that's my dads fault totally..."
    Education is a bitch, yo!
    ​Gobert or go home


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    No doubt in my mind it had to do with Deron. He will of course play the, "Feel sorry for me" card when it comes to being interviewed. The Deron Williams trade just keeps getting better and better for Utah.

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    Any reason why Utah shouldn't be calling Avery right now?

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