DC Sports Bog: Randy Wittman


Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Wizards’ Randy Wittman on frustrations and John Wall

Wizards coach says his point guard has to be an extension of him.

By Scott Allen  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Randy Wittman on his critics

Wizards coach: ‘I’m not Phil Jackson and I’m not Larry Brown and I don’t pretend to be. I’m a pretty good coach, though.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:08 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Randy Wittman gets ejected in loss to Toronto

Watch the Wizards coach get an early trip to the locker room during a loss to the Raptors.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman on life above .500

Wittman does not want to make a big deal out of surging past .500.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Randy Wittman on Otto Porter: ‘I don’t know who he is’

Wizards coach says he hasn’t gotten a chance to know the rookie: “He’s not been able to step on the floor one day yet.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 10/17/2013

The Wizards and breakfast cereal

Some members of the Wizards like breakfast cereal. A lot. Like, a super lot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:17 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Randy Wittman, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Randy Wittman on Jan Vesely's confidence

Wizards coach: 'If you don't have confidence, you aren't going to be worth a crap. And that's kind of what he's been.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 08:45 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Randy Wittman's lottery advice to Bradley Beal: 'Don't mess it up'

Beal gets some solid lottery advice from his coach.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:45 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Wizards inspired by Randy Wittman crying

Some of the players explain why a crying Wittman helped turn the team around.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:13 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Bradley Beal, Martell Webster, Nene, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/15/2013

On the Wizards and optimism

The Wizards have been optimistic for the past few weeks. This is something of an annual tradition 'round here.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ernie Grunfeld, John Wall, Martell Webster, Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Morning Pixels: Bryce Harper attends White House '42 screening

It's good to be Bryce Harper

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Gio Gonzalez, Morning pixels, Nats, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Stan Van Gundy says John Wall 'has proven me wrong'

Longtime coach and analyst said two months ago that Wall wasn't a franchise guy. Now he's reconsidering.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman, Stan Van Gundy, Wizards

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Randy Wittman goes off on reporter likening Wizards to the circus

Don't ask Wittman clown questions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Owens, Media, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Randy Wittman's tripping area

Winning teams are fun, aren't they?

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:23 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Randy Wittman on David Falk: 'He don't even know who John Wall is'

The Wizards coach responds to comments by agent David Falk.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:14 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, David Falk, John Wall, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Faces of Wittman: the Face Poke

Here's Randy Wittman, celebrating his team's three-game winning streak in understated fashion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Morning Pixels: John Wall practices, everyone gushes

Positive John Wall pixels for everyone!

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Adam Carriker, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Morning Pixels: RGIII mic'd up

They should just stick a mic on RGIII 24/7. I'd watch that show.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Gio Gonzalez, Morning pixels, Morning Pixles, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Wizards

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Morning Pixels: Redskins playoff chatter

A lot needs to happen to clinch a spot this week. But anything's possible.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Black, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/26/2012

People who can't bear to watch the Wizards

As the Wizards get closer and closer to a win, but remain winless, plenty of folks are averting their eyes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Tony Kornheiser on Wizards: I watch it because I'm into self flagellation.'

The grumpy radio personality has a point you might actually agree with.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Morning Pixels: Which Wizard would you put in a boxing ring?

An amusing exchange in Wizards the locker room poses the question of which Wizard could hold his own in a fight.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, D.C. United, Jordan Crawford, Morning pixels, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Morning Pixels: Poor Randy Wittman

As the Wizards' horrific start to the season continues, their head coach is already showing the strain

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Jordan Crawford describes his steez

I asked Jordan Crawford why he wears dark glasses in the locker rooms after games. Still not sure I know the answer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Crawford, Martell Webster, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Randy Wittman on blogging knuckleheads

New Wizards coach says he can’t listen to the Twitter and Facebook folks complaining about his hiring.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:15 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is in Men in Black 3

Nats skipper has a weird cameo in the new movie, thanks to his role in the 1969 World Series.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Lucas Giolito, Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Morning pixels: The Wizards, the Redskins and tanking

Even when they should be losing, Washington teams sometimes get it wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Redskins, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Jordan Crawford, Randy Wittman, Jayson Werth

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Morning pixels: A playoff drought

If the Caps don’t improve on their current ninth-place position, D.C. will have its longest pro sports playoff drought in nearly a decade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, George Mason, Nats, Redskins, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Nick Young, John Wall, Randy Wittman, Davey Johnson, Jim Bowden, Randy Edsall, Michael Morse

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Andray Blatche is hitting the gym at 3 a.m.

After being shut down by the Wizards for his poor conditioning, Blatche gets serious in the middle of the night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Randy Wittman

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012

JaVale McGee doesn’t understand why he was benched

Wizards center played a season-low in minutes, and says he doesn’t know why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Nick Young

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012

JaVale McGee throws ball in basket

On a typical February day, the Wizards center also mangles an idiom, posts a bizarre photo of himself, and gets benched.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Nick Young’s missed 360-degree reverse layup

While the national bloggers focused on the JaVale McGee goaltend, here’s the play that really had Randy Wittman steamed on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s goaltending

Wizards coach says his eccentric big man actually erred in his pick-and-roll defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  javale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Randy Wittman on the Wizards’ core

Asked which players the team can build around besides John Wall, the interim coach admits he doesn’t know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s defense sprint

With the Internet joining together to mock the Wizards center, his coach talks about the growing process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Mike Wise, Holden Kushner

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/29/2012

Randy Wittman’s first road win

Wizards new coach has two wins in three games, and some amazing facial expressions to boot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman, Rashard Lewis

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Randy Wittman compares Wizards to ex-smokers

Washington’s interim coach gives an emotional and entertaining first press conference after his first win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizard Randy Wittman, Randy Wittman smokers, Randy Wittman cigarettes

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/26/2012

The best Randy Wittman introduction

Michael Jenkins on Comcast SportsNet finally got me excited about the Randy Wittman Era.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman