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Alabama's Avery Johnson aims for strong encore season

Alabama players and fans both made some noise in Avery Johnson's first season as coach. The Crimson Tide knocked off four Top 25 teams, dramatically surpassed expectations and set Coleman Coliseum attendance records. Now, Johnson's challenge...Show More Summary

The Latest: Alabama's Johnson says he learns from Saban

Alabama coach Avery Johnson says he has benefited from working at the same school as Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban        

Alabama lands pair of four-star commits

Alabama had no commits in its Class of 2017 on Thursday morning. By Thursday evening, Avery Johnson had a pair of four-star, in-state recruits give their verbal pledge to the Crimson Tide. Herb Jones, a 6-foot-7 guard from Hale County High (Alabama), was the first to commit, announcing his decision on Twitter. He picked Alabama […]

2016-17 Roster Preview: Guards

With practice officially beginning on Friday, the 16-17 season will be here soon. In the offseason, Avery Johnson and his staff put in major work in order to add more talent and depth to the program. The result: there is a full compliment (13) of scholarship players on hand. Show More Summary

Alabama signs Southern Illinois grad transfer Olaniyan

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama has signed graduate transfer forward Bola Olaniyan from Southern Illinois. Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson said Monday that Olaniyan adds experience, leadership and rebounding to the Crimson Tide. He averaged 5.2 points and 6.0 rebounds during his career at Southern Illinois while shooting 51.3 percent. Show More Summary

Avery Johnson Radio Interview

Avery appeared on Wimp and Barry Sanderson's radio show on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa. Topics covered include Avery's humanitarian efforts in the aftermath of the flooding in Baton Rouge, Avery's thoughts on the 16-17 team, the status of Bola Olaniyan, recruiting, the end of last season and Gregg Popovich. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!

Alabama coach Avery Johnson gives supplies to flood victims

Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has donated a truckload of supplies to help flood victims in Louisiana        

Avery Johnson is a bad mutha- (shut your mouth!)

Avery Johnson has been winning over Tide fans since he was hired. One reason for this is the thought he's put into promoting the program. Whether it's bringing students back to games by improving the student section or taking the time...Show More Summary

Bama Lands Ohio State Transfer

I step into a theater for two hours to watch Captain America and Iron Man work out their differences, and Avery Johnson and his staff land a new commitment. Daniel Giddens, a 6'10, 228 lb Center, has committed to Alabama after one year at Ohio State. Show More Summary

Marques Bolden down to Duke and UK, but Avery Johnson, 'Bama had a shot

Marques Bolden down to Duke and Kentucky, but Avery Johnson and Alabama had a shot        

Avery Johnson Interview

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!

Rumor- John Pelphrey to join Avery Johnson's staff

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!

Saying Goodbye to the 2015-16 season.

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

Kentucky's Tyler Ulis makes his case as John Calipari's best point guard ever

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

5-star recruit Terrance Ferguson decommits from Alabama

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

Alabama Coach Avery Johnson 'Hits Dem Folks' to Young Thug Song After Win

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

SEC's 4 new coaches already paying dividends, having success

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        

Alabama Is Piling Up Victories, and No, It’s Not the Football Team

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.

Johnson, Bama's tough run starts with No. 15 Texas A&M

Avery Johnson, Alabama start tough 3-game stretch with No. 15 Texas A&M        

Alabama Poised to Seize an Opportunity in SEC Play

10 months agoBasketball / NCAA : Rush The Court

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

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