Randy Ayers to be lead Hornets aide
WESTWEGO, La. -- New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams says current assistant Randy Ayers will be his lead assistant next season.
Ayers fills a void created by Mike Malone's decision last week to join the staff of new Golden State coach Mark Jackson.
Williams says promoting Ayers makes sense because he has spent a season in New Orleans and has been both a head coach and a lead assistant before.
Ayers was Philadelphia 76ers coach for part of the 2003-04 season.
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