Monty Williams, Deandre Ayton Have Heated Trade At Finish Of Loss To Wizards

Monty Williams and Deandre Ayton had a heated change throughout a timeout late within the Phoenix Suns’ 113-110 loss Tuesday evening to the Washington Wizards. 

The change occurred with Phoenix down, 107-100, with 43.4 seconds left.

“It was the entire staff in these moments,” Williams mentioned after the sport. “It wasn’t simply Deandre, it was the entire group on the market not executing correctly. It was a little bit of frustration, however that occurs. That was not an remoted one-person or one-player factor.”

“We weren’t actually exchanging phrases,” Ayton mentioned. “We’re a household. He is aware of discuss to his boys and his boys know simply talk. Clearly, the entire world see it, nevertheless it’s actually all love and simply getting us again to regroup and simply take out the confusion.”

Williams and Ayton had points throughout their Sport 7 elimination in final 12 months’s playoffs and did not communicate once more till the beginning of coaching camp.