Mavericks fire Avery Johnson after an...

Mavericks fire Avery Johnson after another playoff flop

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 30, 2008, titled Mavericks fire Avery Johnson after another playoff flop. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

The Dallas Mavericks fired coach Avery Johnson on Wednesday, the first of what's likely to be many offseason moves after the team with the league's highest payroll again flopped in the first round of the ...

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#1 Apr 30, 2008
Here ya go Pax....line this man up to be the next coach. While Avery had some great talent on his roster, he was able to make the players better defensively and bring more discipling to their styles of play.

While this may not be the best option that could have occurred (aka Larry Brown), I do think it is better picking up a young, on-the-rise coach who has proven himself in regular season games over and over, and with his playoff experience, can build (in the Eastern Conference) from his mistakes and teach the young Bulls a thing or two about playing the game and respecting it.
Mr Fundillo

Orlando, FL

#2 Apr 30, 2008
Terry is right.

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