Monty Williams Net Worth

January 21, 2023
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Tavares Montgomery Williams, Jr. was born on the 8th October 1971, in Fredericksburg, Virginia USA, and is a former basketball player, who played nine seasons in the NBA (1994 – 2003); being 2.03 meters height, he played in the forward position. Currently, Williams serves as assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder team of the NBA. He has been working as a coach since 2005.

How rich is Williams? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the size of Monty Williams’ net worth is over $9 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. He current salary is around $2.7 million per year, so basketball is the main source of Monty’s wealth.

Monty Williams Net Worth $9 Million

To begin with, Williams played three seasons at the University of Notre Dame, which in his last season with the Fighting Irish resulted in an average of 22.4 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 29 games. His final averages in his three campaigns were 16.1 points and 7 rebounds in 29.8 minutes of play.

Concerning his career as a professional basketball player, the New York Knicks selected him the 24th in the first round of the NBA Draft in 1994. As a rookie he averaged 3.3 points and 2.4 rebounds in 41 games. After a season and a half in New York, the player was transferred to the San Antonio Spurs, and in his first season with the team he was consecrated as a major player in the rotation of the Spurs, contributing an average of 9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 20.7 minutes – he recorded his best game as a pro, making 30 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs against the Denver Nuggets.

After a year in San Antonio he signed a contract with the Denver Nuggets as a free agent, but playing only one match in the 1998 – 1999 season. Then over the next three years he defended the Orlando Magic jersey, yielding a good level of performance from the bench and exceeding 5 points on average. Continuing problems with knee injuries eventually forced Monty to retire from playing in 2003. In the 456 games he played during his NBA career, Williams scored 2,884 points, with an average of 6.3 points per game.

The following season, Monty won a championship with the Spurs, while working towards becoming a full-time coach. He was then hired by Portland Trail Blazers as an assistant coach in August 2005. In the middle of 2010, he was hired for three seasons as head coach of the New Orleans Hornets, at the time the youngest head coach in the NBA, and in the summer of 2012, he accepted a four year contract extension with the Hornets. However, in middle of 2015, he was fired after five seasons as coach of the Hornets/Pelicans. Immediately, he was hired as assistant coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, but which lasted for just one season.

Concurrently, in the middle of 2013, he accepted a role as assistant coach of the US basketball team in preparation for the Rio Olympic Games of 2016.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the total size of Monty Williams net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the coach, Monty Williams lives in Oklahoma City with his five children. On the 10th February 2016, Monty’s wife died in a car crash in Oklahoma City when her car was hit head-on by a vehicle that invaded her lane after losing control. Later that year, he married Lisa Keeth, a Spurs administrator.

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