7 Avery Johnson
Position: PG
Born: 03/25/65
Height: 5-11 / 1.80
Weight: 179 lbs. / 81.6 kg.
College: Southern University '88
  Played with heart... Great passing ability... Would rather go for the layup rather than settle for the jump shot... A leader on the court and in the locker room.

Played college ball at New Mexico Junior College, Cameron College and Southern University until 1988.
Not drafted by an NBA franchise.
Played with the Palm Beach Stingrays of the USBL in 1988.
Joined the Seattle SuperSonics in August 1988. Played there until 1989-90.
Traded to the Denver Nuggets in October 1990. Waived in December.
Signed with the San Antonio Spurs in January 1991. Waived in December.
Moved to the Houston Rockets in January 1992.
Signed with the San Antonio Spurs November 1992.
Signed with the Golden State Warriors in October 1993.
Returned to the San Antonio Spurs in July 1994. Played there until 1999-00.
Signed with the Denver Nuggets in July 2000.
Played in Denver till February 2002, when he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
Traded to the Golden State Warriors in August 2003.
Returned to the Dallas Mavericks in September 2004.
Announced his retirement as a player in October 2004. Became a full-time assistant coach for the Mavericks.
Named head coach of the Dallas Mavericks in March 2005. Fired in April 2008.
Became an NBA analyst for ESPN in 2008-09.
Had his jersey retired by the San Antonio Spurs in December 2007.
Named Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year and MVP of the conference tournament in 1987-88 and 1988-89.
Shares the NCAA Division I record for most assists in a game (22) with Tony Fairley and Sherman Douglas.
Holds the NCAA Division I record for most assists per game in a season and in college career.
Won the 1999 NBA title with the San Antonio Spurs.
Won the 1999 McDonald's Open Championship with the San Antonio Spurs.