From ESPN’s Marc Stein on Twitter:
Blazers assistant Monty Williams will be next coach of Hornets after talks break off with Celtics’ Tom Thibodeau.
We’ll have a link to a full story once it’s available. It’ll be interesting to see who Nate McMillan finds to replace Monty on his staff.
Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski tweets that Williams will be getting a three-year deal. No details yet:
The Hornets and Monty Williams have agreed to the framework of a three-year contract to become the team’s head coach, a source tells Y!
To be correct: The Hornets coaching agreement with Monty Williams is three guaranteed years, with a team option for fourth, source says.