Monty Williams on impending Robert Sarver story: Nothing will erode our culture

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Gerald Bourguet: Monty Williams on keeping the Suns focused despite what’s going on with the impending Sarver story: “I’m not gonna talk about any of that, and nothing will invade or erode our culture. That’s something that we’ve said from Day 1.”
Source: Twitter @GeraldBourguet

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Monty Williams, who coached Russell Westbrook as an assistant in OKC, says he’s confident that he will find his way with the Lakers because he’s done it every year. “He’ll figure it out. I hope it’s not tonight.” – 8:39 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“I’ve been through a lot in my life, and basketball is place I get to have great joy.” Monty Williams when asked about not allowing the Robert Sarver accusations to affect team culture.
He also said that he needs more information and process it. #Suns8:38 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
Suns coach Monty Williams on why he believes the Robert Sarver accusations won’t affect the locker room pic.twitter.com/lWoB2zBgJg8:35 PM

Kyle Goon @kylegoon
Asked by @Duane Rankin about the team trying to play tonight amid the distraction of these reports, Monty Williams says: “Nothing will evade or erode our culture. … That’s not gonna change.” – 8:33 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Monty Williams said he’s not going “to talk about any of that” when asked about the statement on Robert Sarver. Said nothing is going to invade their culture. – 8:33 PM

Bill Oram @billoram
Monty Williams: “Nothing will invade or erode our culture.” – 8:33 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Monty Williams on keeping the Suns focused despite what’s going on with the impending Sarver story: “I’m not gonna talk about any of that, and nothing will invade or erode our culture. That’s something that we’ve said from Day 1.” – 8:33 PM

Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
Suns spokesman said coach Monty Williams is only addressing basketball-related questions during his pre-game availability – 8:30 PM

Michael Singer @msinger
Malone said during the season he rarely had time to connect with Coach Pop, but he’s made sure he knows how much he appreciates the help he provided him. Pop helped Malone get a job in Cleveland w/ Mike Brown and later a job in New Orleans with Monty Williams. – 7:22 PM

More on this storyline

Kyle Goon: The Phoenix Suns announce that coach Monty Williams will only be taking basketball questions tonight at his pregame press conference, and he won’t respond to the statement the organization released earlier today. -via Twitter @kylegoon / October 22, 2021

Jordan Schultz: 🚨 Breaking: The NBA is preparing for a massive story accusing #Suns owner Robert Sarver of racism, sexism and sexual harassment in a series of incidents, sources say. With enough evidence to support such claims, there’s a real chance the league would forcibly remove Sarver. -via Twitter @Schultz_Report / October 22, 2021

Gerald Bourguet: Statement from the Suns and Robert Sarver: -via Twitter @GeraldBourguet / October 22, 2021

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