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Suns agree to contract extension with head coach Monty Williams

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The Phoenix Suns and Head Coach Monty Williams have agreed to a multiyear contract extension

PHOENIX, Ariz. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - Monty Williams, The 2021-22 NBA Coach of the Year, is heading into his fourth season as the Suns’ head coach since joining the organization in 2019. 

“Monty has raised the standard for our organization and overseen the transformation of our team’s culture since he joined as head coach three years ago,” General Manager James Jones said in the team press release. “We’re excited to announce this extension and look forward to continuing to build upon this success in the years ahead.”

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Williams originally signed a five-year deal when hired in May 2019.

In his first three seasons as head coach, the Suns have become the first team in NBA history to increase their win total by at least 13 wins in three consecutive seasons, recording one Western Conference title, two Pacific Division titles and two playoff appearances. 

“I’m grateful to extend my commitment to this team and to all the people who make it a special place,” Williams said in the team press release. “Our players put in the work every day that allows us to be successful, and I’m excited to continue this journey with them. I appreciate the constant effort of our staff and every member of the Suns organization; it is a joy to work alongside them all. Our fans are incredible and have made my family and I feel so welcome in the Valley. I’m thankful for them and look forward to continue to work in the community here.”

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