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
The San Antonio Spurs don't rebuild; they reload. When age and injuries started to exact their tolls on David Robinson's body, the Spurs snagged Tim Duncan with the No. 1 pick in the 1997 NBA draft. Once Avery Johnson and Sean Elliott were gone, San Antonio imported Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili from overseas. Show More Summary
It's October. Practice for the basketball team is underway. We are 33 days away from the first game of the Avery Johnson era, an exhibition game against Trevecca Nazarene. We are 40 days away from the first official game of the season with Kennesaw State. Show More Summary
Alabama continues to bring in high-level talent under new head coach Avery Johnson.
We are 47 days away from the exhibition game with Trevecca Nazarene, which will mark the beginning of the Avery Johnson era in Tuscaloosa. Excitement for the start of basketball season is as high as it's been in several years. Much of...Show More Summary
Hudson Price is the second player to make this kind of move this offseason, with guard Avery Johnson Jr. moving from Texas A&M to Alabama to join his father.
In case you missed Avery Johnson's appearance on Hey Coach last week, video has been posted at Rolltide.com. Follow the link. It's about 45 minutes long. Alabama Hoops Feed. FEED ME!
Longtime veteran NBA point guard Avery Johnson, who won an NBA Title with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999, and new head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide has made his first big splash in recruiting, luring electric shooting guard Terrence Ferguson to commit to the Tide for the ’16-’17 season. The 6-foot-7 wing that […]
This is a massive recruiting coup for Avery Johnson.
Terrance Ferguson, a 5 star recruit who is considered by many recruiting services to be one of the ten best prospects in the nation, has committed to play for Coach Avery Johnson at the University of Alabama!He made the announcement via this awesome video. Show More Summary