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Award-winning Suns head coach Monty Williams agrees to multiyear contract extension

Phoenix Suns Head Coach Monty Williams has agreed to a multiyear contract extension, according to ESPN.

Williams has two years left on his original contract, and this extension will keep him in the position for “several more years,” according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Williams won the NBA Coach of the Year award last season, after leading the team to a franchise-record 64 regular season wins.

He has won 66% of games in three seasons, bringing the Suns back to the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2010.

In the previous five seasons before Williams’ arrival, four different Suns head coaches won 31% of their total games.

Vaughan Jones is the weekend reporter for KJZZ, and a graduate of ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism, with a minor in music. As a Phoenix native, Jones’s dream is to serve his community by covering important stories in the metropolitan area.He spent two years as music director at Blaze Radio, ASU’s student-run radio station. His passion for radio stems from joining Blaze his freshman year as a DJ.When he is not working, Jones can be found writing music with his band, playing video games with his friends, or watching his favorite Phoenix-area sports teams.