Adrain Wojnarowski has reported The New Orleans Pelicans have fired head coach Monty Williams.
After getting swept by the Golden State Warriors in round 1 and making the playoffs as an eighth seed, the Pelicans front office are going in a different direction.
Williams and the Pelicans blew a 20 point lead at home in the fourth quarter of Game 3 against the Warriors, that had fans and media questioning if Williams should keep his job.
New Orleans has fired coach Monty Williams, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) May 12, 2015