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Monty Williams finalizing deal to become head coach of Phoenix Suns

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Sixers assistant coach Monty Williams is finalizing a deal to become the head coach of the Phoenix Suns:

Monty Williams is finalizing a deal to become Phoenix’s coach, league sources tell ESPN. -@wojespn

The Suns’ twitter account confirmed, announcing the hire shortly after Woj’s tweet.

This marks the second assistant coach to leave Brett Brown’s staff in just over a month, as Billy Lange departed in late March to accept the head coaching position at St. Joseph’s University men’s basketball team.

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