The Washington Wizards will bring back coach Randy Wittman, agreeing on a three-year extension that will reportedly pay him about $3 million per season.
"We are pleased with the progress the team has made on the court and with the culture we have been able to build with Randy as our head coach," team president Ernie Grunfeld said in a release. "We will look to continue that momentum with him deservedly leading this group of dedicated and hard-working players."
This season, Wittman led the Wizards to their first playoff appearance since 2008, losing to the Indiana Pacers in six games in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
"This team and this organization have made significant strides over the last two-and-a-half seasons and I'm excited to be a part of the next step in that process," Wittman said. "The players and staff all feel that this is the beginning of something special and we're dedicated to building on our positive accomplishments while striving to improve and reach the next level of success."
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