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Avery Johnson

Born: Mar 25, 1965

Birthplace: New Orleans

Profession: Basketball player

Nationality: United States

Avery Johnson

Date of Birth : Mar 25, 1965
Birth Place : New Orleans

Avery Johnson is an American basketball coach who is currently the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide men's basketball team. Johnson spent 16 years in the National Basketball Association as a player, and subsequently served as the head coach of two NBA teams: the Dallas Mavericks and New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets. He led the Mavericks to their first NBA Finals appearance and to three consecutive 50+ win seasons. During his playing days, Johnson was known as the "Little General" for his small stature, his leadership skills as a point guard and floor general, and his close friendship with former San Antonio Spurs teammate David "The Admiral" Robinson.


  • Basketball player
  • Coach
  • Basketball Coach


  • Cassandra Johnson


  • Avery Johnson Jr.
  • Christianne Johnson

Awards Won

  • NBA Coach of the Year Award
  • NBA Sportsmanship Award
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