Breaking: Avery Johnson/Nets Reach Verbal Agreement

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Nets and Avery Johnson have reached a “verbal agreement” for Johnson to become the new head coach of the Nets.

I think this is the right move for the organization and if this remains true, the timing is good, because I would have hated to see him go to Atlanta as had been rumored.

Read some of Sebastian’s thoughts/analysis on Johnson here.