REPORT: Alabama, Avery Johnson negotiating buyout

Alabama and head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson are negotiating a buyout according to a report by

The Crimson Tide finished the 2018-19 season with an 18-16 (8-10 SEC) record, and were upset on Wednesday night in the NIT by Norfolk State.

Johnson has a 75-62 record over his four seasons at Alabama. He earned a reported $3.062m this past season.

According to the report, “Johnson’s contract was extended in August 2017 to run through the 2022-23 season. It included an $8 million buyout if Johnson was dismissed before April 15, 2019. It drops to $6 million after that.”

More on this story as it continues to develop.

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