Retired NBA athlete, current head coach Avery Johnson born
March 25, 1965
Retired NBA athlete Avery Johnson born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Johnson is the head coach of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
As a player, Johnson is most well-known for his time with the San Antonio Spurs (1991, 1992-1993, 1994-2001), particularly his integral role on the 1999 Spurs team that won the NBA championship against the New York Knicks in which he hit the championship-clinching shot in Game 5.