The Brooklyn Nets have lost 10 of their last 13 games and are now 14-14 after an 11-4 start.
As the struggles mount, Avery Johnson is in jeopardy of losing his job.
“A flammable situation,” said one unnamed player of the Nets. “Jerry Sloan all over again.”
“The watch is on,” said an unnamed NBA executive.
Deron Williams has publicly expressed dissatisfaction with the Nets' offense.