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  1. Pops Mensah-Bonsu never really got a chance with the Dallas MavericksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Mavs Moneyball

    ... Harris. Despite their skill sets, they never really had awe-inspiring athleticism. Instead, the team under Avery Johnson was focused on defense, making the right play, and half-court offense. In 2006, though, the team brought in a player who defied ...

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  2. NBA legend Avery Johnson proud of BlatcheRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | ABS-CBN News

    Andray Blatche vies with Greece's center Giannis Bourousis during their 2014 FIBA World basketball championships group B match at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes in Sevilla. Photo by Cristina Quicler MANILA National Basketball Association legend and former Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson said he is mighty proud of Andray Blatche's performance with Gilas Pilipinas at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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  3. NBA stars to visit Yolanda-hit areas in CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines NBA players Robin Lopez and Wesley Matthews of the Portland Trail Blazers will visit Northern Cebu on September 12 to help communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, the NBA and World Vision Philippines announced. Lopez and Matthews will be accompanied by former San Antonio Spur and former NBA Coach of the Year Avery Johnson.

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  4. Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews, Robin Lopez join NBA efforts to help Typhoon Yolanda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Oregonian

    On Friday, the Trail Blazers starters will travel with former NBA coach and player Avery Johnson to the Philippines as part of the NBA's humanitarian efforts. NBA players Robin Lopez and Wesley Matthews of the Portland Trail Blazers, along with NBA legend Avery Johnson, will travel to Northern Cebu on September 12, 2014 to help communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda, the National Basketball Association and World Vision Philippines announced today.

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  5. Top 5 Coaches In Dallas Mavericks HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Rant Sports

    ... and was also the first head coach in the history of the franchise. The successor of a basketball legend, Avery Johnson led the Mavericks to their first NBA Finals berth in team history and holds the highest regular season winning percentage at .740. ...

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  6. MMB Trial Post: One fan's journey to Mavericks' fandomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Mavs Moneyball

    ... my enthusiasm was not proportionate to the Mavs success that season. It was obvious that Kidd and Avery Johnson were not the most compatible coach-point guard duo as the Little General's offense was ill suited for Kidd's skill set. Unlike years past ...

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  7. Wanting to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | NBA.com

    ... Van Gundy, Scott Skiles, Mike Woodson, Doug Collins, Vinny Del Negro, Mike Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Keith Smart, Avery Johnson, P.J. Carlesimo, Lawrence Frank and Maurice Cheeks . The latter group, even bigger, includes Jack Sikma, Mario Elie, Terry ...

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  8. Basketball was refuge for Nets' Mirza TeletovicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | USA Today

    ... games. He can laugh now. Teletovic struggled with inconsistent playing time last season under Nets coaches Avery Johnson and P.J. Carlesimo. "Go back, when Drazen came to the NBA, go check his interviews," Teletovic said. "Every time they asked him ...

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  9. What if Steve Nash stayed in Dallas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Smoking Cuban

    ... for championships every year. Probably the team avoids the first round flameouts that led to Cuban replacing Avery Johnson with Rick Carlisle. And thus, there's a good chance that having Nash means the Mavericks never hire the greatest coach in team ...

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  10. Josh Howard: The Forgotten Mavericks' StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Smoking Cuban

    ... the floor. The Mavs ended the 2006 regular season campaign with 60 wins, led by eventual coach of the year Avery Johnson. "Josh has been incredible for us," Johnson told the Washington Post. "He has matured so much. He stays after practice, without ...

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  11. What Could Have Been of the 2007 MavericksRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Smoking Cuban

    ... day, my teacher knew not to call on me for any questions. The Mavs just didn't know how to beat that team. Avery Johnson's firing was probably thought of at that time, and it ended up happening a year later after another first-round exit. The Mavs ...

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  12. Rachel's sister gets 4th Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... their annual basketball game to benefit the Race Track Chaplaincy of America. Former NBA head coach and player Avery Johnson, who is a friend of Winstar Farm president Elliott Walden, was in attendance. 3 Jockeys Rosie Napravnik and Alan Garcia, who ...

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  13. Shepherding Greatness: Rick Carlisle in 2010-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Mavs Moneyball

    ... did at the time. Heck I didn't even appreciate him until recently. I was pretty thrilled with his hire after Avery Johnson micromanaged the Mavericks right out of the playoffs in 2007, but I didn't understand just how adaptable Carlisle is. He got ...

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  14. In parting, a rememberance of The MatrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Mavs Moneyball

    ... had a sense of desperation about it. Dallas lost in the first round twice following the trip to the Finals. Avery Johnson was fired as the head coach and Rick Carlisle was brought in. In his first year at the helm, Carlisle guided the team to the ...

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  15. Mavericks still trying to bring back Devin Harris, but Mo Williams would work tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... million in the first year. Days later, Harris agreed to a contract starting at $7.8 million and then-coach Avery Johnson made a point when the deal was being constructed that it was crucial to get Harris' starting salary north of Williams as they ...

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  16. Mo Williams could be nice Mavs fit; Dallas in Matrix's rearview mirror?Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... who had been drafted in the second round, but found a strong role for the Milwaukee Bucks. At the time, coach Avery Johnson said it was paramount that the Mavericks had to start Harris at a salary north of what Williams made. None of that means much ...

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  17. Dirk Nowitzki to Mavericks: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... likes of Carmelo Anthony, though it's more likely it will fall back on mid-tier veterans again this summer. Avery Johnson says if he goes back into coaching, he wants a star player like Dirk with "a high level of integrity and [is] coachable" Either ...

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  18. Jason Kidd Demonstrates New Level of Treachery in Bolting Nets for BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... Scott in New Jersey. He ultimately quit on the Nets, then forced a trade back to Dallas, where he clashed with Avery Johnson. Though Jason Kidd was not his first choice for the job, GM Billy King took great pains to defend the Nets' first-year head ...

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  19. Rangers Stumble to Worst Halfway PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | NBC Dallas

    ... 48-33 in '10, 45-36 in '09 and 41-40 in '08. Last time the Rangers were this bad Terrell Owens was a Cowboy, Avery Johnson coached the Mavericks and Rihanna's "Umbrella" was irritating us all on the radio. A native Texan who was born in Duncanville ...

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  20. Jason Kidd Not To Blame For Brooklyn Nets-Milwaukee Bucks FiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... future with the Bucks, he's the bad guy? Unlike Nets GM Billy King who, in 2012, threw former Nets head coach Avery Johnson under the bus? In reality, Kidd is simply making his way through the shark-infested waters of the NBA. Think back to a prime ...

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