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Report: Deandre Ayton 'not particularly a favorite' of Monty Williams

Deandre Ayton was benched to end the Phoenix Suns' 2021-22 season. The former No. 1 overall pick didn't see the floor at all in the fourth quarter of Phoenix's stunning and historically bad second-round Game 7 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. And after Ayton logged just 17 minutes in the...
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Monty Williams not that into Deandre Ayton?

The recent Williams dynamic may simply echo consistent word—dating back to the trade deadline—from league sources with knowledge of the situation that Ayton is not particularly a favorite of Phoenix’s head coach. Williams has purportedly griped about Ayton’s waning focus, which some people contacted by B/R said has often been reflected by the ebbs of his playing time.
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Deandre Ayton Is Reportedly Not A Favorite Of Head Coach Monty Williams And MORE Suns News

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Monty Williams has great response for Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley attracted a great deal of attention on Monday for his harsh criticism of Chris Paul, and Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams had a strong response. During his appearance as a guest analyst on ESPN’s “Get Up,” Beverley unloaded on Paul for being a poor defender. The Minnesota Timberwolves star said Williams should have benched Paul during the Suns’ blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.
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Suns coach Monty Williams fires back at Timberwolves' Patrick Beverley over Chris Paul criticism

Patrick Beverley attracted a great deal of attention on Monday for his harsh criticism of Chris Paul, and Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams had a strong response. During his appearance as a guest analyst on ESPN’s “Get Up,” Beverley unloaded on Paul for being a poor defender . The Minnesota Timberwolves guard said Williams should have benched Paul during the Suns’ blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.
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Skip Bayless on What Lil Wayne Allegedly Overheard During Heated Exchange Between Monty Williams and Deandre Ayton

The Phoenix Suns’ meltdown in Sunday’s Game 7 loss to the Dallas Mavericks included a sideline confrontation between Monty Williams and Deandre Ayton. With Phoenix down 70-32 early in the third quarter, Williams substituted backup big man Bismack Biyombo for Ayton, who sat for the remainder of the game and finished with five points and four rebounds.
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Monty Williams paying no mind to Pat Beverley’s comments on Chris Paul

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverley made news on Monday, but not for anything he did on the court. Instead, it’s what he said about Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul following the team’s 123-90 defeat to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday.
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Deandre Ayton, Monty Williams had cryptic ‘internal’ drama during Suns debacle

Were the Suns dealing with internal issues amid Sunday’s Game 7 blowout loss to the Mavericks? Phoenix coach Monty Williams benched big man Deandre Ayton in the second half of the Western Conference semifinals series finale, and played coy about the situation after the game, telling reporters “it’s internal” when asked about Ayton only playing 17 minutes. Williams subbed in center Bismack Biyombo for Ayton a few minutes into the third quarter. Ayton, who was limited to five points and four rebounds in his final game of the season, did not speak to reporters after the loss. It’s unclear what happened...
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Playing (reportedly) injured Chris Paul is bad coaching by Monty Williams

Less than a month ago, the Phoenix Suns were riding high. They were finishing out a historic franchise season, winning 64 games for the first time in the organization’s history. The team was preparing for a long postseason run and had hopes of finally delivering a championship to the city of Phoenix.
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Skip Bayless Reveals What Lil Wayne Told Him About A Heated Exchange Between Deandre Ayton And Monty Williams In Game 7: "Monty Got So Upset With Ayton That He Said, 'You Freaking Quit On Us.'"

It's hard to see how things can get worse for the Phoenix Suns beyond their shambolic loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, but it seems like they can. They were extremely poor in a Game 7 loss at home, going down 30 points at halftime, and have been lambasted for their shocking display. But there was another storyline from the game that might be going slightly under the radar.
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