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Goodbye, Brooklyn: Nets fire head coach Avery Johnson

The Nets have fired coach Avery Johnson after a disappointing 14-14 start. Brooklyn has lost 10 of their last 13 games.

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Kelvin Sampson a 'significant' candidate for Nets

The Brooklyn Nets are actively searching for a new head coach, and Houston Rockets assistant Kelvin Sampson has reportedly emerged as a "significant candidate" for the job.

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Nets peg Phil Jackson as top coaching target

The Zen Master remains in high demand despite his reported disinterest.

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Williams 'surprised' at Johnson's firing

The Nets' star point guard wasn't expecting Avery Johnson to be let go.

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Phil Jackson not interested in Nets' job

The Brooklyn Nets will reportedly make a phone call to Phil Jackson, but he isn't interested in taking their open coaching job.

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Firing Avery reportedly was Prokhorov's decision

The decision to fire head coach Avery Johnson came directly from Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov.

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Deron's burden

Avery Johnson's firing puts the pressure squarely on Deron Williams' shoulders.

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Avery Johnson's son is not happy

Avery Johnson was fired as the Nets' coach on Thursday, and his son was not happy about it.

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