The Washington Times - January 24, 2012, 12:07PM

According to Yahoo Sports, the Wizards have fired coach Flip Saunders. The Wizards are off to a 2-15 start, the worst in the NBA, and there have rumors about Saunders job security virtually all season long.

The report comes on the heels of the Wizards latest loss a 20-point shellacking in Philadelphia that was even more lopsided than the score suggests. For the majority of the game, the 76ers led by closer to 30 points.

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The team returned home from Philadelphia Monday night, and Saunders had given the team the day off from practice on Tuesday. 

We are awaiting an official statement from the Wizards.