EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—In a move that underscored their win-now mentality, the Brooklyn Nets fired third-year coach Avery Johnson on Thursday, an abrupt move that came from ownership hours after the team lost for the 10th time in 13 games. In a move

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

From the blog Ball Don't Lie: Avery Johnson Jr. is the son of former Brooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson, and a sophomore in high school. All things considering, based on some of the more ribald responses we've seen from

By Ben Golliver. The Nets fired coach Avery Johnson on Thursday after a 14-14 start with a payroll of more than $80 million in the franchise's much-anticipated first season in Brooklyn. Johnson, hired in June 2010, was in the