New York: The Brooklyn Nets fired head basketball coach Avery Johnson because of the disappointing results in past weeks.
The Nets lost 10 of the past 13 games to fall on 14-14 in the NBA when the team is seeking for a better result in their new home, reports Xinhua.
After beating the New York Knicks in their first meeting Nov 26, the Nets went 5-10 and fell far behind their arch- rivals.
The news was announced by general manager Billy Kin Thursday but gave no indication of interim coach.
First Published: Friday, December 28, 2012, 13:48