The New Orleans Pelicans are learning to close games in adverse conditions, even without three of their top scorers at times.
The Pelicans have battled back from double digit deficits 7 times overall this season, five times just in 2015.
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Pelicans coach Monty Williams now has a better idea of how badly his undermanned squad wants to stay in the Western Conference playoff race.
Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and New Orleans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
''A lot of character being displayed...
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February 24, 2015
Monty Williams took himself to task after the New Orleans Pelicans' 108-100 loss to the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
“I am not doing a good job of getting our guys to play the same way every game,” he said. "That has plagued us all year long. We’ve got to — I’ve got to — figure out. We play selfish. We separate when things don’t go well, especially on the road. That’s...
DALLAS — The best way for a coach to get his name off the hot seat is for his team to get on a hot streak.
Whenever the inevitable hot-seat segment comes up on any national sports show, be it television or radio, Monty Williams' name is quick to crack the top of the list.
After all, the New Orleans Pelicans' coach is in his fifth season with the club, one that's now supposed...
LAS VEGAS -- When it comes to ending a three-year playoff drought, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams isn't looking for a quick fix even when offering up an oft-debated but unlikely change to the postseason setup.
"It would be nice if we could take the top 16 teams in the league and put them in the playoffs, but that's not something we control," Williams said last week...
Monty Williams compared the style of Kevin Durant to Len Bias, who was the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft out of Maryland.
“(Durant)’s a very unique player, reminds me of what Len Bias would have been if he played in the league,” Williams explained. “(At) 6-8, 6-9, can shoot it and run, can dunk and defend, play many positions. I’m just impressed by the way he...
With awards season fast approaching in the NBA, we've reached the point in time where head coaches double as lobbyists, promoting their players for individual awards and honors.
The New Orleans Pelicans have won their last 3-out-of-5, but with time running down on the season, the 26-win Pelicans will soon be changing the team's priorities.
Friday night the goal versus the wounded Portland Trailblazers was to snag another taste of victory. The Pelicans fell shy of that 111-103 and are still one-victory away from tying last year's win total.
New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Monty Williams is not a player’s coach. He’s here to teach, like it or not and if his players want to, they can be friends later.