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Deron shocked at Avery's outster
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Deron Williams said he was stunned when Billy King approached him at the Nets' training facility Thursday and delivered the news that Avery Johnson had been fired.
"I was shocked. I didn’t expect it," Williams said after Friday's shootaround. "I was over there riding the bike, and Billy came in and told me he let Avery go, and it caught me off guard...