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Hoops Hype Aug 17, 2017
Former NBA head coach compares Alabama freshman to Damian Lillard

Former NBA head coach compares Alabama freshman to Damian Lillard

Avery Johnson, who won NBA Coach of the Year in 2006, had high praise for incoming Alamaba freshman point guard Collin Sexton. Johnson, now the head coach of the Alabama men’s basketball team, also won an NBA Championship as a player in 1999. He has previously coached the Dallas Mavericks and the Brooklyn Nets, leading All-Star point guards like Jason Kidd and Deron Williams. The former professional point guard took over at Alabama in 2015. He recently compared Sexton, a five-star recruit, to Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. Avery Johnson’s comparison to Collin Sexton?...

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