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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson

1999 World Champion NBA guard from the San Antonio Spurs

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Dallas, TX, United States
About Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson always knew he would get his chance. With his team trailing by one point and time winding down in game five of the 1999 NBA finals, Johnson got the opportunity every player has dreamed about since childhood: The shot to clinch the league championship. Johnson's jumper in the game's final seconds hit the bottom of the net, lifting San Antonio, his former team, over the New York Knicks. "I'm humbled by that experience," said Johnson. "God could've assigned anybody to be in ...