Brooklyn Nets GM and Johnson Claim Deron Williams Not Reason for Coach Firing

NBA365 Productions@@BR_NBASenior Writer IIDecember 27, 2012

Brooklyn Nets General Manger Billy King and former head coach Avery Johnson had the opportunity to speak about the recent actions from Brooklyn ownership which fired Johnson as the leader of the Nets. They talked about the star power of Deron Williams, and his impact on the hiring and firing of Avery. 

They pointed to many issues within the organization that lead to such a cataclysmic change. 

Do you think the Nets are better off without Avery Johnson? Let us know in the comments below. 

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