Who Got Next?!: 15 Former NBA Players Turned Head Coaches
Known as the “Little General” when he played as the point guard for the San Antonio Spurs, Avery Johnson is a force on the court. His playing days stopped with the Golden State Warriors in 2003-2004, and he quickly jumped into the coaching seat with the Dallas Mavericks. Buoyed by his leading the Mavs to their first NBA Finals, Brooklyn brought him on as their head coach hoping for the same success. He didn’t get a chance to impact the troops at all.