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Eastern Conference
Atlantic Div.
 1 Toronto R. 58-24 
 2 Philadelphia 76ers 51-31 
 3 Boston C. 49-33 
 4 Brooklyn N. 42-40 
 5 New York K. 17-65 
Central Div.
 1 Milwaukee B. 60-22 
 2 Indiana P. 48-34 
 3 Detroit P. 41-41 
 4 Chicago B. 22-60 
 5 Cleveland C. 19-63 
Southeast Div.
 1 Orlando M. 42-40 
 2 Miami Heat 39-43 
 3 Charlotte H. 39-43 
 4 Washington W. 32-50 
 5 Atlanta H. 29-53 
Western Conference
Northwest Div.
 1 Denver N. 54-28 
 2 Portland TB 53-29 
 3 Utah Jazz 50-32 
 4 Oklah.City T. 49-33 
 5 Minnesota T. 36-46 
Pacific Div.
 1 Golden St.W. 57-25 
 2 LA Clippers 48-34 
 3 Sacramento K. 39-43 
 4 LA Lakers 37-45 
 5 Phoenix Suns 19-63 
Southwest Div.
 1 Houston R. 53-29 
 2 San Antonio S. 48-34 
 3 Dallas M. 33-49 
 4 Memphis G. 33-49 
 5 N.Orleans P. 33-49 
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Points Per Game
 James HARDEN
  Houston R.
  (196-SG-89)
  Avg: 35.6
 1. Harden Houston R.35.6 
 2. George Oklah.City28.1 
 3. Leonard Toronto R27.7 
 4. Curry Golden S27.5 
 5. James LA Lakers27.4 
 6. Antetokounmpo Milw.27.3 
 7. Durant Golden S26.8 
 8. Booker Phoenix S26.6 
 9. Embiid Philadelphia26.4 
 10. Lillard Portland26.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Andre DRUMMOND
  Detroit
  (208-C-93)
  Avg: 15.5
 1. Drummond Detroit15.5 
 2. Jordan Dallas M.13.7 
 3. Embiid Philadelphia13.1 
 4. Gobert Utah Jazz12.7 
 5. Antetokounmpo Milw.12.5 
 6. Towns Minnesota T12.4 
 7. Capela Houston R.12.3 
 8. Davis N.Orleans P12.0 
 9. Vucevic Orlando M11.8 
 10. Whiteside Miami H11.4 
Assists Per Game
 Russell WESTBROOK
  Okla.
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Westbrook Okla.10.7 
 2. Wall Washington W8.7 
 3. James LA Lakers8.3 
 4. Teague Minnesota8.2 
 5. Young Atlanta H.8.1 
 6. Lowry Toronto R.8.1 
 7. Rondo LA Lakers8.0 
 8. Paul Houston R.7.7 
 9. Holiday N.Orleans7.7 
 10. Payton N.Orleans7.6 
Steals Per Game
 Robert COVINGTON
  Minnesota
  (206-F-90)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Covington Minnesota2.3 
 2. George Oklah.City2.2 
 3. Harden Houston R.2.1 
 4. Paul Houston R.2.0 
 5. Westbrook Okla.1.9 
 6. Smart Boston C.1.8 
 7. Drummond Detroit1.7 
 8. Leonard Toronto R1.7 
 9. Oladipo Indiana P1.7 
 10. Butler Philadelphia1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Myles TURNER
  Indiana P.
  (211-C/F-96)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Turner Indiana P.2.6 
 2. Robinson New Y2.4 
 3. Davis N.Orleans P2.4 
 4. Gobert Utah Jazz2.3 
 5. Lopez Milwaukee B2.2 
 6. Embiid Philadelphia2.0 
 7. McGee LA Lakers2.0 
 8. Whiteside Miami H1.9 
 9. Drummond Detroit1.7 
 10. Towns Minnesota T1.6 
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Williams agrees to deal to become Suns coach - May 3, 2019


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The Phoenix Suns have reached a deal to hire their next coach. The Suns announced today they have agreed to terms for Monty Williams to become their coach, replacing Igor Kokoskov (who was fired two weeks after the 2018-19 season ended). The news was first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Athletic's Shams Charania reports the deal is done, with Williams having agreed to a five-year deal with Phoenix. 'I am thrilled to welcome Monty Williams to the Suns family as our next head coach,' said Suns GM James Jones said in a statement Friday. 'Monty brings a wealth of NBA experience, both as a coach and former player, in addition to being a high-character individual who will infuse basketball wisdom and life lessons into our locker room. Monty is well respected for his coaching pedigree, leadership and commitment to the community, all of which make him the ideal person to lead our team moving forward.' Williams last coached in the NBA during from 2010-15 with the New Orleans Pelicans, going 173-221 while making the playoffs twice (2011, '15), where he amassed a 2-8 career postseason record. The Suns had interest in Williams almost immediately after they fired coach Kokoskov, who held the Phoenix coaching job for one season. Williams, 47, was reportedly also a top candidate for the Los Angeles Lakers, who parted ways with Luke Walton shortly after the regular season concluded. His departure from the Sixers' coaching staff marks the second straight season in which a Philadelphia assistant was hired to become a head coach. The Atlanta Hawks hired then-Sixers assistant Lloyd Pierce in early May of last year. In addition to his NBA coaching experience, Williams was an assistant on the USA Basketball Men's National Team from 2013-16, helping the U.S. to a 26-0 record in that span and gold-medal finishes in 2014 and '16. Recognized as a revered friend and role model to many in the basketball community and beyond, at the 2017 NBA Awards, Williams was the recipient of the inaugural Sager Strong Award, an honor named for iconic Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager presented annually to an individual who has been a trailblazer while exemplifying courage, faith, compassion and grace. Despite having high-scoring guard Devin Booker and No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton at his disposal, Kokoskov was also left with Isaiah Canaan, De'Anthony Melton and Elie Okobo as his best options at starting point guard before the team acquired Tyler Johnson in February. In-season injuries to TJ Warren and Kelly Oubre further depleted the rebuilding Suns. Instead of a revitalizing season, the Suns continued to mire in mediocrity, missing the playoffs for the ninth straight season. Phoenix had a franchise-worst 17-game losing streak in 2018-19 and became the first team in the shot-clock era (1954-55) to be held under 10 points in the first quarter of consecutive games. Jones became the full-time GM after the Suns removed the interim tag earlier this month and his first big move was to fire Kokoskov, an assistant with the franchise from 2008-13. Phoenix entered the offseason looking for a coach again, marking a coaching change for the fifth time in the last five seasons.
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