Cam Payne, Monty Williams reunite with Suns, have 'close' relationship

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Cam Payne, Monty Williams reunite with Suns, have 'close' relationship
Cam Payne, Monty Williams reunite with Suns, have 'close' relationship

Cameron Payne couldn't have imagined he was going to be in his pool when he got the call he's been waiting for all year. The new Phoenix Suns guard was swimming when Suns head coach Monty Williams gave him a ring. “Man I jumped outta that pool so fast,” he said over a Zoom call Thursday. Payne, 25, has already seen his first few chances in the NBA come and go. He was picked 14th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder, who Williams was the associate head coach of for Payne's rookie season. Things didn't work out in OKC for Payne and he was traded to the Chicago Bulls in 2017. They waived him in January of 2019 and he finished out the season on the Cleveland Cavaliers before

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