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Short Info

Date Of BirthMarch 25, 1965
SpouseCassandra Johnson
FactNever drafted by an NBA franchise.

Avery Johnson was born on March 25, 1965, in New Orleans, Louisiana. His parents are John and Christine Johnson. He has two brothers, John and Chris. Avery Johnson was educated at St. Augustine High School and then at Cameron University. He began his professional basketball career with the Seattle SuperSonics in 1988. He also played for the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks. He retired from playing in 2004.

Avery Johnson coached the Mavericks from 2005 to 2008. He then coached the New Jersey Nets from 2010 to 2012. He was the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team from 2015 to 2019. Avery Johnson has a net worth of $8 million. His salary as the head coach of the Crimson Tide is $2.8 million per year.

General Info

Full NameAvery Johnson
Salary$2.8 million
Date Of BirthMarch 25, 1965
Height1.8 m
Weight84 kg
ProfessionBasketball coach, Basketball player
EducationNew Mexico Junior College, Cameron University, St. Augustine High School, Southern University and A&M College


SpouseCassandra Johnson
ChildrenAvery Johnson Jr., Christianne Johnson
ParentsJim Johnson, Inez Johnson


AwardsNBA Coach of the Year Award, NBA Sportsmanship Award, Southwestern Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year

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1Retiring as an NBA player to become an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks [June 2003]
2Two children, Christianne and Avery Jr.
3San Antonio Spurs all-time assist leader (4,474).
4Guard for Seattle Supersonics (1988-1990), Denver Nuggets (1990 and 2001-2002), San Antonio Spurs (1991, 1992-1993 and 1994-2001), Houston Rockets (1992), Golden State Warriors (1993-1994) and Dallas Mavericks (2002-2003).
5Member of the 1999 NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs as a starting point guard. Hit a game clinching shot in game 5 to win the series.
6Several times named to the NBA All-Interview team, being known for his squeaky voice and thick southern accent.
7Attended Southern University.
8Never drafted by an NBA franchise.




Mary Proud2006VideoElijah Proud
Trois2000The Chronicle Band Member
Eddie1996San Antonio Spurs


Mike & Mike2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - ESPN NBA Analyst / Himself - Former NBA Player & Coach / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / ...
The Legend of Swee' Pea2015DocumentaryHimself
Highly Questionable2014TV SeriesHimself
Road to the Championship2011Documentary
NBA Hardwood Classics2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself - Alone with Rome / New Jersey Nets head coach
Pardon the Interruption2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
Black Magic2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Against All Odds2006DocumentaryHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1999TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Mike & Mike2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - ESPN NBA Analyst
Rome Is Burning2007-2008TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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