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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

Report: Randy Wittman out as Wizards coach after missing playoffs

A person familiar with the decision says Randy Wittman has been told he will not be back as coach of the Washington Wizards.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the move has not been announced by the team.Wittman was informed of the news Wednesday night, when the Wizards' season ended with a 109-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Washington finished...
Via Associated Press
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’s shootaround...
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. Prior...
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 morning...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman to Miss Wizards’ Next Two Games

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman will miss the team’s next two games as he deals with the death of his brother. Wittman’s older brother passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning in Indianapolis. The Wizards coach will miss Monday’s game at Oklahoma City and Wednesday’s home game against the defending NBA Champions Golden State Warriors. Randy Wittman will not coach tomorrow...
Via KCM Sports
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Wittman trash talked Crowder

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I feel like he was getting away with a lot of curse words and inappropriate words to me, and I retaliated and I got hit,” Crowder said. “Tony said he didn’t hear anything from Wittman. I’m not going to outburst...
Via Red's Army
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman agrees with Kevin Durant’s stance on hack-a strategy

Last week, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder managed a 100-99 win over their conference rival Los Angeles Clippers. Their strategy used was the infamous ‘hack-a’ method, fouling Clippers center DeAndre Jordan in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter. It worked. Jordan, a 39.4% free throw shooter, made just 2 of his 4 attempts in a crucial part of the game. The result...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 28, 2015  |  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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