Expectations were heightened for the Brooklyn Nets as they moved from New Jersey to the big bright lights in New York City. Initially Avery Johnson was applauded for his work as Nets head coach during the fist two months of the season, when he led his team to an 11-4 start and was named Eastern Conference coach of the month in both October and November. Since then, however, Brooklyn is just 2-8, in part because Brook Lopez went down with an injury that kept him out for five of those eight losses, but also in part due to Deron WIlliams having a down season, and being admittedly uncomfortable in his head coach’s system. Now Johnson is in the hot seat. Read more after the jump.
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