BREAKING NEWS: #Nets Fire Avery Johnson

Updated: December 27, 2012

The Brooklyn Nets have fired head coach Avery Johnson after going 3-10 in December. Johnson was the NBA Coach of the Month in November and now 24 days later he has been terminated.

 Adrian Wojnarowski was first to report the firing via Twitter.

Press Release – December 27, 2012

Brooklyn Nets Relieve Avery Johnson of Coaching Duties

BROOKLYN—The Brooklyn Nets have relieved Avery Johnson of his head coaching duties, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King. A search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

“The Nets ownership would like to express thanks to Avery for his efforts and to wish him every success in the future,” said Brooklyn Nets principal owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Johnson was named head coach of the Nets on June 15, 2010. In two-plus seasons as head coach of the Nets, Johnson compiled a record of 60-116.

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