It has to be tough to be an NBA coach, it has to be even tougher when you coach one of the worst teams in the league. Sometimes you’re just outmatched talent-wise and no matter how good of a coach you are, it’s not going to make up the difference.
New Orleans Hornets coach and former San Antonio Spurs player/coach Monty Williams got dealt a bad hand this year when the Hornets traded away their All-Star Chris Paul. No one expected them to do anything, and they haven’t even really lived up to those expectations. The Hornets are 4-23, and
“Our record is not what I expected,” said
It is part of the job, but
The Hornets are not going anywhere, and everybody knows that. Williams is either going to have to ride out this wave until the team can get some talent, or he’s going to have to accept that his job is a lost cause, and he’ll be moving on to something better soon enough.
Coach Pop had the best advice for
@rtesoro440 Gordon is out for six weeks and they have no point guards to get those bigs the ball. Williams is a great coach. Also, they've got two lottery picks this June. That's going to be huge for them.