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As the days passed after the conclusion of the Washington Wizards' season, interim coach Randy Wittman possessed the steady countenance of an NBA lifer who has been through this kind of situation.
Randy Wittman will return as the Washington Wizards' coach next season, the team announced Monday.
The pingpong balls could have been just a bit kinder to the Washington Wizards, who got the third pick in the NBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday after dropping one spot from their second-slated position.
Last season, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sent his 14-year-old son, Nick, on stage to represent the franchise at the NBA Draft Lottery. The strategy worked.
The surprise was evident among Wizards fans when owner Ted Leonsis gave team president Ernie Grunfeld a contract extension during the final week of the regular season.
President and general manager Ernie Grunfeld will continue in his position with the Washington Wizards for at least one more season. Terms were not disclosed.
After ups and downs during nearly a decade with the Washington Wizards, Ernie Grunfeld is getting more time to run the franchise.
As it turns out, Nene and Brian Cook weren't the only bigs Washington acquired when it traded JaVale McGee, Nick Young and Ronny Turiaf. The Wizards also got the new-and-improved player who was buried on their bench. Wednesday's game against Indiana presented more evidence of the discovery, yet another exciting chapter in "The Evolution of Kevin Seraphin."
Washington Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld cautioned that the team's trade for veteran center Nene doesn't mean the team is abandoning its plan to build through the draft and develop their young players.