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Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Feb 2, 2011 at 11:51:26 PM

Avery Johnson couldn’t answer the question before the game and couldn’t stick around for the whole game.

The Nets coach lost his cool and was thrown out of Wednesday’s 106-92 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers for arguing. But his team’s performance contributed mightily to Johnson’s first technicals and ejection as Nets coach.

If it was a tight game, Johnson may not have run onto the court and right at young official Brent Barnaky after Devin Harris didn’t get a call in the third quarter. But Johnson wanted to incite his team because for stretches of this game they looked as if they were running in mud. Other stretches they appeared to be running in concrete.

The Nets’ lackluster performance was predictable, which was why Johnson was asked about