Found January 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
How bad have things gotten in Washington? Bad enough that the players are bickering with each other and their coach, who is about to lose his job, a source close to the situation told FOX Sports Ohio. The Wizards entered the lockout-shortened NBA season with some buzz, most centered around electrifying second-year point John Wall and young big men Andray Blatche and JaVale McGee. They even got cool new uniforms -- a red, white and blue scheme intended to celebrate their championship-contending (and winning) days of the 1970s, when they were known as the Bullets. But an 0-8 start has a way of putting a damper on hope, and a premium on the idea that a start-over is desperately needed. First came the report from CSN Washington that said veteran forward Rashard Lewis got into an argument with assistant coach Sam Cassell before a game against Minnesota, resulting in Lewis refusal to play. A sore right knee was what the Wizards listed as the reason Lewis was not in uniform for the 92-7...
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