The Alabama Crimson Tide basketball team has a new head coach in Avery Johnson, who took the job following the firing of Anthony Grant. After the hire, two players — Ricky Tarrant and Devin Mitchell — left the team via transfer. On Thursday...Show More Summary
Alabama coach Avery Johnson lands first signee, state's Mr. Basketball Dazon Ingram
Dazon Ingram joins Brandon Austin and Donta Hall, both of whom remained committed following the firing of Anthony Grant, in Alabama's 2015 class.
David Robinson also does his Avery Johnson impression.
Bill Battle’s wheelbarrow full of money simply wasn’t enough to lure Gregg Marshall away from Wichita State. But the Alabama athletic director had a bold backup plan up his sleeve, as he recently handed Avery Johnson a six-year, $18 million contract to become the Crimson Tide’s next men’s basketball coach. Show More Summary
After Monday’s loss to Duke in the national championship game, Wisconsin men’s basketball head coach Bo Ryan made a comment during his press conference that the Badgers “don’t do a rent-a-player.” He was, of course, making a reference to the growing trend of highly recruited and talented players enrolling in college for just one season...Read More
It wasn't the prettiest of coaching searches, but I think the end results are fantastic. We publicly swung and missed on Gregg Marshall, but I believe Avery Johnson has an even higher upside than our first choice. I want to talk a little...Show More Summary
Avery Johnson envisions leading Alabama basketball deeper into the NCAA Tournament than it's ever been and ambitiously chooses five-time national champion Duke as his model program.
Avery Johnson talks Final Four in Alabama intro
Alabama's Avery Johnson embraces Final Four ambition, Tide football and Duke's model program
"I think it would help our whole program."
“My philosophy is we need to get a couple of one-and-dones. I think it would help our whole program.”
Alabama set to introduce former NBA player, coach Avery Johnson to lead basketball program
After pushing hard for Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall before being turned down, the Alabama Crimson Tide have finally found their man. Former NBA head coach and point guard Avery Johnson agreed to terms to become the...Show More Summary
This past weekend, former NBA star Avery Johnson, who also coached both the Dallas Mavericks and the Brooklyn Nets after his playing days, was hired by the University of Alabama to become its next men’s basketball coach. While details...Show More Summary
In one of the more curious moves in college basketball’s annual coaching shuffle, Alabama has hired ESPN NBA analyst Avery Johnson for its head coaching position. The news was The post Avery Johnson leaves ESPN for Alabama head coaching gig appeared first on Awful Announcing.
ESPN analyst Avery Johnson will reportedly become the next coach at Alabama. The post Report: Former NBA Coach Avery Johnson Will Become Next Head Coach at Alabama appeared first on SLAMonline.
Person familiar with negotiations: Alabama offers its men's basketball job to Avery Johnson
It may seem like an awkward fit, but it appears that former NBA head coach and player Avery Johnson has agreed to become the University of Alabama’s men’s basketball coach. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Johnson has made a verbal agreement to join the program. Avery Johnson has made a verbal agreement to coach at Alabama, sources told ESPN. Show More Summary
It's not official yet, but media outlets are all reporting that Avery Johnson has agreed to become the 20th head basketball coach at the University of Alabama. It's a hire that is definitely outside the box, but one that is being heavily praised by Alabama fans and media.It appears the job came down to Avery Johnson and Steve Prohm. Show More Summary