Marques Bolden down to Duke and Kentucky, but Avery Johnson and Alabama had a shot
Chris Stewart, the radio voice of Bama Hoops, interviews Coach Avery. Topics covered include the state of the program, transfers, recruiting and the summer basketball camps. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
If true a good hire. Probably not a long term gig as I suspect he'll be a HC again in another year or 2.I'll take it. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
Coach Avery Johnson's first year was a roller-coaster ride with amazing upsets and bad losses. In the end, this team exceeded expectations, and left us with a lot of hope and excitement for the future despite a very disappointing finish. Show More Summary
Everyone agrees: Ulis is an NBA player. NASHVILLE, Tenn. --€” Take it from one undersized point guard to another: Kentucky's Tyler Ulis has a bright future in the NBA. Alabama coach Avery Johnson isn't the best person to ask Ulis' future...Show More Summary
There's another 5-star on the market after the Dallas native chose to back off his pledge to Alabama. The crown jewel of Avery Johnson's first full recruiting class at Alabama has decided to reopen his recruitment. Terrance Ferguson,...Show More Summary
Avery Johnson is still the man. After his Crimson Tide beat Auburn, 65-57, on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, things got wild in the Alabama locker room. With Young Thug's "Best Friend" playing in the background, the head coach "Hit Dem Folks." You knew something was going to happen by the way Johnson strutted in. Show More Summary
Led by Alabama's Avery Johnson, the SEC's four first-year head men's basketball coaches are already paying dividends either in more wins or just big ones
The Crimson Tide are 16-11 thanks to a multimillion-dollar investment and the hiring of Avery Johnson, who is pursuing athletes he might shape into the kind of player he was.
Avery Johnson, Alabama start tough 3-game stretch with No. 15 Texas A&M
If you’re an Alabama fan, you couldn’t have been blamed for feeling underwhelmed when athletic director Bill Battle introduced Avery Johnson and his infectious smile as the next Crimson Tide basketball coach. Battle had swung hard for Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall and had come up empty. Show More Summary
Bama was able to take advantage of their significant size, strength, and athleticism advantage to secure the first official win of the Coach Avery Johnson era. Alabama took an early 15-3 game, and it looked as though it may be a route, but give credit to a scrappy KSU bunch for not going away quietly. Show More Summary
The Avery Johnson era officially begins tomorrow night at 7:30 PM when the season tips off against Kennesaw State. The game will be the second of a doubleheader, which also includes the women's team tipping off their season against Alabama A&M at 4:30 PM. Show More Summary
Alabama's Avery Johnson's college coaching debut in far different scenario from NBA start
The Avery Johnson era is off to a good start with a 87-65 win in an exhibition game against the Division II TNU Trojans. Although these games are ultimately meaningless, and have proven to be poor predictors for the season ahead; winning...Show More Summary
The SEC got an early start in its annual quest to shed its label as an underachieving basketball conference. By swapping out Anthony Grant, Rick Ray and Donnie Tyndall for Avery Johnson, Ben Howland and Rick Barnes, the league upgraded in coaching talent and brand name recognition. Show More Summary
Avery Johnson has created some excitement around Alabama's program, making inroads on the recruiting trail and drawing a big crowd to a preseason event.
Avery Johnson stirring up excitement for Alabama debut season, but Tide still picked low
The 2016 recruiting class under Avery Johnson continues to grow. This past week Braxton Key, a 4 star small forward from Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, committed to Alabama. Key originally hails from Nashville, and was long considered a Vanderbilt lean, but Alabama made up ground a few weeks ago once Key made a visit to Tuscaloosa. Show More Summary
Avery Johnson has yet to coach a game for the Alabama Crimson Tide, but he is already leaving his mark on the program. On Wednesday, Johnson secured the commitment of 4-star small forward Braxton Key, per ESPN's Jeff Borzello. "Coach Avery Johnson was an NBA coach, he knows what it takes to get to next level," Key said, per Paul Biancardi of ESPN. Show More Summary