The Dallas Morning News - If the Mavericks lose their first round series to the Hornets, as it appears they might, Mark Cuban might consider firing Head Coach Avery Johnson, according to the Dallas Morning News. Johnson wore his NBA Title ring, as did some of his coaching staff, to Game Two in an attempt to fire up some of his players. "It's just a form of camaraderie and, hopefully, a sense of motivation," Avery said. "But, I guess it didn't motivate tonight." Dallas has always had the talent, and now they have the point guard in Jason Kidd. However, the Mavericks have continued to struggle when it counts. Hence, the 0-2 hole against New Orleans RealGM: Wiretap Archives: Could Mavericks Fire Avery?