Monty Williams will coach Hornets

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.

Topics: Boston Celtics, ESPN, Marc Stein, Monty Williams, Nba Basketball, New Orleans Hornets, Portland Trail Blazers, Tom Thibodeau, Twitter

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