Found November 05, 2012 on Next Level Sports Network:
PLAYERS: Monty Williams
Concussions are a serious issue in the sports world yet people find it hard to grasp.  New Orleans’ head coach Monty Williams wasn’t thrilled to hear the news that his No. 1 pick Anthony Davis was forced to not make the trip to Chicago to play the Bulls on Saturday. Here is what he said [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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