The Brooklyn Nets' decision to fire head coach Avery Johnson -- the NBA's November coach of the month -- left many sports fans and analysts shaking their heads. But no one seemed more riled up than Johnson's son, Avery Jr., who took to Twitter to defend his father's honor.
Johnson Jr.'s series of angry tweets slammed the Nets and their "best players" for maintaining expectations that were "too high" and for giving up on a coach with only a 14-14 record.
This is a fuxking Outrage. My dad is a great coach, he just got coach of the month and they Fire him. #Smh. Completely new team he had.— Avery Johnson Jr. (@itsaveryjohnson) December 27, 2012
The expectations were way to high for this team. We didn't even have a losing record.... Didn't even give my dad a full season. #OUTRAGE— Avery Johnson Jr. (@itsaveryjohnson) December 27, 2012
I'm sorry are best players couldn't make open shots. Yeah that's my dads fault totally...— Avery Johnson Jr. (@itsaveryjohnson) December 27, 2012