Latest Monty Williams News

Doncic leads Mavs over Suns 123-90 in Game 7 blowout

May. 15, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It was no surprise when Luka Doncic looked ready for Game 7, calmly draining his first three shots to give the Dallas Mavericks an early lead. The stunner came over the next two hours: The top-seeded Phoenix Suns had no response. Doncic scored 35...

Doncic, Mavericks cruise past Suns 113-86 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic has his first victory in an elimination game. Now the young Dallas superstar gets another one — and another Game 7 to boot. Doncic scored 33 points and the Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 113-86 on Thursday night to force a deciding game...

Booker scores 28, Suns rout Mavericks 110-80 for 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The top-seeded Phoenix Suns looked much more like their old selves on Tuesday night. All-Star guard Devin Booker said a little time in front of the TV with NBA Coach of the Year Monty Williams did wonders. “We study film,” Booker said. “Coach is...

Suns' Williams voted NBA Coach of the Year after 64 wins

May. 09, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Monty Williams now has the honor that his Phoenix Suns players have been clamoring that he receive for two years: NBA's Coach of the Year. Good luck getting him to take credit. “I've often said about my life that God knocks the ball out of the park...

Suns coach: NBA should consider families-only seats at games

May. 09, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said the NBA should consider having a special section in the stands reserved for the families of visiting teams in the wake of Chris Paul's family being harassed during Sunday's playoff game in Dallas. The incident happened during Game 4 of the...

AP Source: Monty Williams wins NBA Coach of the Year after leading the Suns to a franchise-record 64 wins.

May. 09, 2022 18:11 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — AP Source: Monty Williams wins NBA Coach of the Year after leading the Suns to a franchise-record 64 wins.

Doncic, Mavs beat foul-plagued Paul, Suns to even series 2-2

May. 08, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic tumbled toward the baseline after getting bumped by Chris Paul just before the halftime buzzer, the apprentice showing he has watched one of the masters at drawing fouls. The trick spurred a critical fourth foul on Paul, setting up the Dallas Mavericks to...

Embiid's return for 76ers changes dynamic of Heat series

May. 07, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid's final line in the box score looked a bit pedestrian compared to his usual MVP numbers. But the Philadelphia 76ers center played Game 3 anyway. With a thumb that needs a surgery. With a broken face. And just days after suffering a concussion. His...

Paul has another stellar 4th, Suns blow past Mavs 129-109

May. 05, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The top-seeded Phoenix Suns were braced for another fourth-quarter playoff fight on Wednesday night. Chris Paul turned it into an early knockout. The 12-time All-Star scored 28 points, including 14 in another spectacular final period, to lead the Suns...

Heat's Herro overwhelming pick as NBA's Sixth Man of Year

May. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro was told before the season began that he wouldn’t be in the Miami Heat starting lineup. To his credit, he saw that as an opportunity. “I said, ‘Let’s go for Sixth Man of the Year,’” Herro said. And that’s what he got. ...