Avery Johnson: Where It All Went Wrong

Avery Johnson

The Newness

Suffice it to say that the Nets haven’t had much time to learn the team’s system at NBA game speed. The franchise underwent a drastic makeover this offseason, ending the summer with only five returning players: Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, and MarShon Brooks. Three of those players -– Williams, Wallace and Lopez, all starters — missed significant time with injuries last season (Lopez missing 61 of the team’s 66 games), and Wallace was a deadline acquisition; the other two (Humphries and Brooks) have seen a minutes reduction in Brooklyn.

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