Williams and Hornets reach agreement - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Williams and Hornets reach agreement

By Tiffany Blackmon - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – The New Orleans Hornets have reached an agreement with a new head coach.

ESPN reports the team reached an agreement on Friday night with Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach, Monty Williams.

An official deal was said to be made no later than Saturday. Williams becomes the leagues youngest coach at the age of 38.

Hornets general manager Jeff Bower served as the interim head coach for 73 games. The Hornets finished the season 34-39

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