Avery Johnson will no longer serve as head coach of The University of Alabama men’s basketball team, Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Sunday morning. “After meeting with Coach Johnson, we made the decision to mutually part ways,” said Byrne. “This was not an easy decision, and we thank him for his contributions over the past four seasons.
Alabama and head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson are negotiating a buyout according to a report by AL.com. 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
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson has received a two-year contract extension through 2023. The board of trustees’ compensation committee approved the extension Friday. Johnson will receive $2.9 million annually under the six-year deal, up from about $2.8 million. The former NBA player and head coach will also get $150,000 for each
HoopDirt.com mentioned this one earlier in the week – it’s now official… Head coach Avery Johnson announced on Wednesday the hiring of John Pelphrey as the associate head men’s basketball coach at The University of Alabama. Pelphrey, who brings more than 20 years of assistant and head coaching experience to the Tide, will replace former assistant coach Scott Pospichal. The
HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Alabama head coach Avery Johnson announced on Wednesday that Kobie Baker has been hired as the special assistant to the head coach/senior director of basketball operations. Baker returns to Tuscaloosa, where he spent three years in the program as the director of basketball operations (2006-07), assistant basketball coach (2007-08)
Scott Pospichal, who has over 30 years of coaching experience at the AAU, junior college and high school levels, has been named assistant coach of the men’s basketball program, Alabama head coach Avery Johnson announced on Thursday. “Scott is a legendary AAU coach and we are very excited for him to join our program at
Alabama head coach Avery Johnson announced Monday the addition of Bob Simon as associate head coach. Simon, who was most recently the associate head coach at Providence, brings more than 20 years of collegiate coaching experience to the Crimson Tide. “We are excited about the addition of coach Bob Simon as associate head coach at
University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle will formally introduce Avery Johnson as the Crimson Tide’s new head men’s basketball coach at a press conference scheduled for Wednesday morning on the UA campus. Johnson was announced as the 20th head coach in the program’s 102-year history on Monday night. Here is the link to
ESPN has been the first to report that Avery Johnson has reached a verbal agreement with Alabama to become the Crimson Tide’s new head basketball coach. Johnson spent seven seasons as an NBA head coach – 2005-2008 with the Mavericks, and 2010-2012 with the Nets. He also spent 16 seasons in the NBA as a
Multiple sources are reporting that Alabama AD Bill Battle is in Dallas to meet with Avery Johnson about the Crimson Tide’s vacant men’s basketball position. Johnson spent seven seasons as an NBA head coach – 2005-2008 with the Mavericks, and 2010-2012 with the Nets. He also spent 16 seasons in the NBA as a player.