NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams continued to express appreciation for the franchise’s fans at the end of the season despite hearing boos during introductions at the two home playoff games. But when the boos and heckling were a concern in the regular season, Williams actually told his wife, Ingrid, that it was best that she and their five children stay home.
“It’s weird because I’ve never seen that done in a rebuild,” Williams told Yahoo Sports after a season-ending 109-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of a first-round series on Saturday night. “I always try to focus on the people that come every day, the people that support us. I hear that stuff. My biggest worry is my family sits behind me. I don’t want my wife and kids hearing that.
“There have been times where I told her to stay home. And that bothered me that I had to tell my wife and kids to stay home because our fans were booing me and we were winning games. That’s the only time that botheredRead More »from Monty Williams: 'I don't want my wife and kids' hearing boos from Pelicans fans