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.