Conan O'Brien had some fun asking Kevin Hart to recall his unsuccessful SNL audition. Why? Well, let's just say Lorne Michaels doesn't watch a ton of basketball. Avery Johnson, anybody?... More »
So far this season, four NBA coaches have been fired or “mutually agreed” to be fired–Mike Brown (Lakers), Avery Johnson (Nets), Scott Skiles (Bucks) and Alvin Gentry (Suns). Three of the four are African-American. They’ve been replaced by Mike D’Antoni, PJ Carlisimo, Jim Boylan and Lindsey Hunter (above), respectively. Three of the four are white. […]
Avery Johnson, nicknamed the “Little General” during his playing days in the NBA, has sold his mansion-estate in The Woodlands, Texas, for $6.1 million – about 32% less than his original commanded price.
As a rookie with the Golden State Warriors during the 1993-94 season, Chris Webber took notes while learning from veteran teammate Avery Johnson. On Tuesday, Webber showed the world that he spent more than enough time with Johnson, nailing an impression of his former teammate. Show More Summary
CALHOUN, GA – Police have charged Andrew Haynes, Fields Chapman and Damon “Avery” Johnson, all 18-years-old, with aggravated sexual battery after an alleged attack on a girl inside a cabin during a post-prom party earlier this month. Gilmer...Show More Summary
Avery Johnson became an assistant coach with the Mavericks immediately after his retirement from the NBA in 2004, and he took over for resigning head coach Don Nelson a few months into his first season on the bench.
Drake took to Twitter yesterday to announce that he has been selected as the host of this year’s ESPY Awards ceremony on July 16th. This morning he stopped by the network’s NBA Countdown to chop it up with Jalen Rose, Avery Johnson and Bill Simmons about his first awards show gig. Honored to be this [...]
Jalen...Avery...can you guys turn those jackets down? I’m trying to study. Some might call them “loud,” but Jalen Rose and Avery Johnson’s jackets on ESPN’s NBA Countdown were screaming "bloody axe murder" on Wednesday night. The two...Show More Summary
Hey Coach Johnson!? Training camp at your place this year?
With the Brooklyn Nets (16-22) and New York Knicks (15-25) set to play their second matchup of the 2013-14 season on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, former Nets head coach Avery Johnson said "it's very important" for Brooklyn to come out...Show More Summary
Following the Indiana Pacers' 97-94 road loss to the Miami Heat Wednesday, Pacers center Roy Hibbert videobombed Sage Steele, Avery Johnson and Stephen A. Smith on NBA Countdown before joining the group to poke some fun at Smith's hairline. Even...Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets have elevated expectations this season, and a.500 record wasn’t good enough. Coach Avery Johnson was fired Thursday, his team having lost 10 of 13 games after a strong start to its first season in Brooklyn. ”I tried to talk to Avery about it and we just can’t figure it out. Once [...]
Veteran NBA head coaches and returning ESPN analysts George Karl and Avery Johnson will make their season debuts on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. ET for the ESPN The Magazine: NBA Preview Show on ESPN2.
How many NBA franchises would be willing to put their fates in Deron Williams' hands right now? That depends on which version of Williams you're talking about. If it's the coach killer who sealed Avery Johnson's fate last season or the...Show More Summary
After weeks of rumbling, it was announced over the weekend that Doc Rivers will be leaving Boston for the Clippers. Before Doc had even left, there were rumblings about who would be his replacement. Most lists have Indiana Pacers coach Brian Shaw and departing Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins at, or near the top of the lists. Show More Summary
It might not be the most modern looking home, but you can definitely tell why it costs $9 million Ex-NBA Coach/Player Avery Johnson Sells His $9 Million Via Realtor It’s kind of surprising that an athlete with the nickname Little
Avery Johnson is selling his Texas house. Although, it's a tad misleading to call the structure sitting atop the 73,675 square-foot lot simply a "house." Yes, we might do well to call it a mansion, palace or just stand back and take it all in with mouths agape, because this abode is sizable. Show More Summary
It’s been recently revealed by ESPN that the Los Angeles Clippers are going to let Vinny Del Negro walk as coach. This comes after he won the Clip Show’s first division title and followed that up with a first-round playoff exit amidst much criticism. Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets disappointed most of their fans with a 99-93 Game 7 loss to the Chicago Bulls, but they made at least one former fan happy. Yep. Avery Johnson Jr., as in the younger version of Avery Johnson, whom the Nets unceremoniously fired from head coaching duties back in December, just a couple of months into the regular season. Show More Summary
The NBA coaches fighting for their respective jobs this postseason all share an unknown future heading into 2013-14. For coaches like P.J. Carlesimo, the interim tag he earned in replacing Avery Johnson for the Brooklyn Nets is set to expire just as soon as the 2012-13 campaign concludes. Show More Summary