Found November 19, 2013 on NESN.com:
It’s rare but hardly unprecedented for a struggling NBA team to fire its head coach less than a month into a season. Just look at last year, when the Lakers canned Mike Brown with the team off to a 1-4 start. As it turned out, Brown really wasn’t the problem, and he landed on his feet back in Cleveland this offseason. So, it’s never too early to ponder which coach might be the first to get a pink slip in the Association this season, and Bovada’s favorite on that prop is Washington’s Randy Wittman at 2-1. The Wizards had playoff expectations this season after playing well when John Wall was healthy last year. The team also made the first big trade of the season by acquiring center Marcin Gortat from Phoenix for the injured Emeka Okafor and a 2014 protected first-round pick. That was a win-now trade with Okafor unlikely to play but also with a contract that was to come off the books after the season. Any draft pick next summer is likely to be valuable with a loaded class expected. Gor...
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