MONTY WILLIAMS RUMORS

Durant Compared To Len Bias By Monty Williams

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...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans head coach Monty Williams says Kevin Durant reminds him of Len Bias

Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans will face the Oklahoma City Thunder and star Kevin Durant. He is the type of player that is almost impossible to stop offensively, and is having a MVP caliber year. Pelicans head coach Monty Williams said that Durant reminded him of Len Bias the former Maryland player who was taken by the Boston Celtics in 1986 at the second pick, but unfortunately...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams starts Anthony Davis for Most Improved Player campaign

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.
Via FOXSports.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams says there are no plans yet to shut down Eric Gordon

Although New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has missed six consecutive games with tendinitis in his left knee, there are no plans yet to shut him down for the rest of the season. Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Gordon’s status will be determined on a game-by-game basis, but he will not play on Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets after sitting out the shootaround...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Monty Williams "Re-Assessing Goals" in Near Future

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. Soon...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Monty Williams Look-A-Like: Montel Williams

Credit to Jordan Frankel (@jordanfrankel) for the find. Montel Williams Host of The Montel Williams Show Spokesperson for Partnership for Prescription Assistance Monty Williams  Played college at Notre Dame (1st round pick in ’94 draft) Played in NBA from 1994-2003 Assistant Coach for Portland Trailblazers (2005-10) Current Head Coach of the New Orleans Hornets
Via Taking Bad Schotz
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Hornets coach Williams fined $25K

New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for public comments criticizing the league's concussion policy. Williams made the comments Saturday night in Chicago before the Hornets faced the Bulls with first overall draft pick Anthony Davis sidelined by a mild concussion. Williams blasted the NBA's protocols for determining when a player...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Hornets' Head Coach Monty Williams Wants to Remind the NBA That This is a 'Man's Game'

Head injuries are serious business.  But don't tell that to New Orleans Hornets head coach Monty Williams.  With increased focus across all the major professional sports on concussions, Williams was frustrated with the protocols in place that are keeping Anthony Davis sidelined. Davis was unable to make the road trip with the Hornets because he has to undergo a series of...
Via NBA Injury News
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Hornets give coach Williams extension

New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams has agreed to a multiyear contract extension. The deal announced by the club Sunday morning comes as the 40-year-old Williams heads into the final year of the contract he received when he took his first NBA head coaching job in New Orleans in 2010. The Hornets did not release contract terms, citing team policy. A person familiar with the...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Monty Williams Ideal Coach for Austin Rivers in New Orleans Due to Approach, Relationship With Doc Rivers

If Austin Rivers ever gets out of line, all Monty Williams needs to do is ask, "Do you want me to call your parents?" Williams would never do such a thing, of course, but he would not have to make a threat or literally pick up the phone to get such a message across. The New Orleans Hornets' third-year coach is a close friend of Austin's parents, Doc and Kristen...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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