Ready to have your mind blown?
Here is a list of downright spooky similarities between Phoenix Suns Coach Monty Williams and New Orleans Pelicans Coach Willie Green. Ponder these knowledge snippets while you watch the Suns-Pelicans game tonight!
- Both Monty Williams and Willie Green played college basketball in the Midwest. What are the odds??
- Both Williams and Green played professionally for the Orlando Magic!
- Williams and Green were both born.
- Williams and Green both worked for the Phoenix Suns last season.
- Monty Williams and Willie Green have letters in their last names.
- Monty Williams once coached the New Orleans Pelicans, back in the day when they were still called the Hornets. Willie Green was a player on the Hornets while Williams was coaching!
- Both were elected to Congress in ’46 and to the presidency in ’60.
- Monty Williams once had an assistant coach named Willie Green, and Willie Green once had a coach named Monty Williams. No. Freaking. Way!!!
- John Wilkes Booth once traded a mint condition Monty Williams trading card to Lee Harvey Oswald in exchange for a limited-edition New Orleans Hornet Willie Green trading card.
- Both Williams and Green are currently coaching teams named after mythical birds: the fiery Phoenix and the majestic Pelican.
- The last names Williams and Green are both palindromes!
- Williams and Green each have a friend named Chris Paul. Whoa!!!!!
We don’t know about you, but the list gives us chills!