The Brooklyn Nets have fired coach Avery Johnson, league source tells Yahoo! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 27, 2012
The Brooklyn Nets have relieved Avery Johnson of his head coaching duties, Nets GM Billy King announced.
— Nets PR Dept. (@Nets_PR) December 27, 2012
Johnson was named the NBA’s Coach of the Month for November, after leading the Nets to an 11-4 start, their best in franchise history. The team has gone 3-10 since in December, most recently losing 108-93 to the Milwaukee Bucks.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, P.J. Carlesimo will be named the team’s interim coach. Billy King will officially address the situation at 4 P.M. today.
And here we go.