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Which Former Wizards Should Come Back and Coach?
June 13th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the signing of Derek Fisher as head coach of the New York Knicks, and Jason Kidd's start last year with the Brooklyn Nets, the jump from player to coach has decreased in distance. Randy Wittman has renewed his stay in Washington for another three years, but there are a...

Former Wizards Coach Hires Himself to Coach Timberwolves
June 5th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Washington Wizards Head Coach and current Timberwolves President Flip Saunders hired himself to be the new coach of the Twolves. After a speculative period that almost saw the Timberwolves trade for Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger (a flip disciple) and entertaining former coaches as Lionel Hollins and Vinny Del Negro,...

Randy Wittman Resigns with Washington Wizards for 3-yr Extension
June 3rd, 2014 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Randy Wittman and the Washington Wizards have agreed to terms for a three-year extension for the head coach. Terms were not disclosed, but the deal has reportedly been a three-year deal worth $3 million a season. The third year is rumored to be a team option. A press conference is scheduled for...

Washington Wizards Add Assistant Jerry Sichting to Coaching Staff
August 11th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman put the finishing touches on his new bench crew with the addition of assistant coach Jerry Sichting to the roster. The Minneapolis Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda first broke the news via Twitter on Wednesday of Sichting's signing with the Wizards. Michael Lee of the Washington Post confirmed the...

Ex-Washington Wizards Guard Roger Mason Jr. Signs with the New Orleans Hornets
August 1st, 2012 at 9:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a one year stint with the Washington Wizards, Roger Mason Jr. is out the door once again. Michael Lee of the Washington Post revealed on Wednesday that Mason has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Hornets in the 2012-12 season. He will be paid the veteran's minimum. Mason averaged...

Washington Wizards Versus Southeast Division: 2012-13 Charlotte Bobcats Matchup Preview
August 1st, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Wizards 101 continues its analysis of the NBA's newly released schedule for the 2012-13 season with a look at the Charlotte Bobcats, whose historically woeful record in 2011-12 spared the Washington Wizards from becoming the laughingstock of the NBA. ***PHOTO1*** Any other further criticism of the Bobcats would just equate to kicking...

Washington Wizards Versus Southeast Division: 2012-13 Orlando Magic Matchup Preview
July 31st, 2012 at 1:03 AM
Wizards 101 continues its analysis of the NBA's newly released schedule for the 2012-13 season with a look at the Orlando Magic, a club who has consistently competed in the Eastern Conference playoffs for the past six years. ***PHOTO1*** Like the Atlanta Hawks, the Magic are another Southeast Division club caught in...

Washington Wizards Waive Andray Blatche Under NBA’s Amnesty Clause
July 17th, 2012 at 8:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** After seven disappointing seasons in a Washington Wizards uniform, forward Andray Blatche has finally been exiled from the nation's capital. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reported that Blatche was waived by the team today under the new collective bargaining agreement's amnesty clause. In other words, the Wizards were able to dump...

NBA Summer League Journal: Washington Wizards Pull Out First Win of Summer League Against Houston Rockets 76-70
July 15th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
After Friday's rough game versus the Atlanta Hawks on opening day of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League, Shelvin Mack and the Wizards bounced back to defeat the Houston Rockets 76-70 on Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** From the onset of the game, the Wizards looked impressive. Summer League coach Sam Cassell undoubtedly chided...

John Wall’s USA Basketball Select Team Experience
July 12th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Wizards star point guard John Wall left the UNLV campus Wednesday after a stint with the USA Basketball Select Team, an exhibition squad pitted against Blake Griffin and the USA Men's Basketball team that will represent the country at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England. ***PHOTO1*** The Select Team was...

Washington Wizards Add Assistant Don Newman to Coaching Staff
July 10th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
The Washington Post's Gene Wang reported that head coach Randy Wittman added new assistant Don Newman to the Wizards' bench on Monday, bringing on a coach with championship experience and an impressive resume. Newman is set to become Wittman's top assistant. Since June of 2004, Newman worked as an assistant for...

Washington Wizards Post-NBA Draft Offseason Objectives
July 1st, 2012 at 6:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ernie Grunfeld and the Washington Wizards’ management enter the 2012 offseason with only a few headaches to deal with. With all of the turmoil surrounding the team in these past few years following the downfall of the once-great Gilbert Arenas Era, it feels good to say that the Wizards are...