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Former Wizards coach Randy Wittman says John Wall is best point guard in NBA

Since being fired in last April, former Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman has disappeared into obscurity. As the Wizards enjoy their newfound success, going into the NBA All-Star break with the third-best record in the Eastern Conference at 34-21, Wittman has been completely silent on his thoughts. That is until now. On Friday, the guy who coached Washington to back-to-back...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago

Wizards hiring Brooks will go from good to great if Durant reunites with him

The Washington Wizards have filled their head coaching vacancy hiring former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The contract is reportedly a five-year, $35 million deal. Brooks was a hot candidate on the coaching market, as multiple teams showed interest in the 50-year-old. The Houston Rockets were optimistic he would wait until...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks named Wizards new head coach

Less than a week after firing Randy Wittman, it appears that the Washington Wizards have a replacement at head coach. Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks will now man the bench in D.C. Scott Brooks has agreed to deal to become the Washington coach, league source tells @TheVertical — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Wizards officially fire Wittman after disappointing season

Randy Wittman became the latest NBA head coach to be fired when the Washington Wizards announced Thursday they were making a change on the bench. “There were high internal and external expectations for this team coming into this season based on the momentum we had generated over the previous two years,” Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld said in a press release.  “Unfortunately...
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Scott Brooks, Jeff Hornacek candidates for Wizards job

Randy Wittman was informed Wednesday that he will not be back with the Washington Wizards next season after they finished a disappointing 41-41 this season and missed the playoffs. Although Wittman’s firing is fresh, there is already chatter about who will be the next Wizards coach. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards players expect Randy Wittman to be fired

Washington Wizards players reportedly expect coach Randy Wittman to be fired after the season concludes. With the team currently at 40-41 and out of the playoffs after two consecutive Eastern Conference semifinals appearances, players believe that the season will cost Wittman his job, according to CSN Mid Atlantic’s J. Michael. Several players were spoken to after Wednesday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

John Wall reportedly ‘cursed out’ Randy Wittman, Wizards

The Washington Wizards took a step back this year, missing the postseason after winning a playoff series in each of their past two seasons. From the sound of it, frustration recently boiled over for John Wall. NBA analyst Peter Vecsey reports that Wall “cursed out” Wizards coach Randy Wittman and the team last week prior to Washington’s loss against the Detroit Pistons. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards head coach Randy Wittman likely to be fired

In news that’s about as shocking as the sun rising in the morning, the Washington Wizards are reportedly set to fire head coach Randy Wittman after the season comes to a conclusion Wednesday evening. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the expectation is that Wittman will be fired sometime on Thursday. “Randy (Wittman) is probably 99 percent going to be fired on Thursday...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

The Wizards’ lost season goes 'poof' in Sacramento

The Washington Wizards don’t need to hear it, or maybe they do: No one feels sorry for anyone else in professional sports. Injuries, one-point losses, bad calls, they’re part of the game. The NBA season offers teams 82 chances to make their case. If several games spin sideways, the bulk of the schedule offers teams an opportunity to set the record straight. Yes, the Washington...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Wittman blasts Wizards’ effort: ‘We’re too soft’

The Washington Wizards have lost four of their first seven games this season, are the fourth-worst rebounding team in the league, and rank 24th in net rating (clocking in at a putrid -7.1 points per 100 possessions). After a blowout 125-101 defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, head coach Randy Wittman had seen enough. “We’re just too soft of a team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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