Avery Johnson

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Birthday
25, 1969
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
25, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA

About

Former NBA point guard who became a head coach after retirement. He led the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals in 2006, during his first year as a coach, but the team was defeated by the Miami Heat in six games.

Before Fame

He led St. Augustine High School to an undefeated record and to the Class 4A Louisiana State Championship as a senior in 1983.

Trivia

After coaching the Mavericks from 2005 to 2008, he served as head coach of the New Jersey and Brooklyn Nets from 2010 to 2012.

Family Life

He and his wife Cassandra raised two children, Avery Jr. and Christianne.

Associated With

He won his only NBA Championship as a player in 1999 with the San Antonio Spurs as power forward Tim Duncan took Finals MVP honors.