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Ted Leonsis thanks Scott Brooks for his time coaching Wizards

Following the news on Wednesday that the Washington Wizards and head coach Scott Brooks would mutually part ways, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis took to Twitter to show his appreciation for the former head coach. Thank you, Scott Brooks, his entire family and his coaching staff for the many years of...
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NBA coaching tracker, latest updates: Rick Carlisle leaves Mavs job; Stan Van Gundy and Scott Brooks out

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as teams get bounced from the postseason, coaches are getting the pink slip as franchises try to overhaul things before next season. The Dallas Mavericks continued their front-office reset on Thursday when longtime coach Rick Carlisle, who led the club to a championship in 2011, stepped away from his post after 13 years. This comes just one day after general manager Donnie Nelson parted ways with the team after 24 years in the organization.
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BREAKING: Wizards stars Bradley Beal, Russell Westbrook will have new coach with Scott Brooks out the door

The Washington Wizards and Scott Brooks have agreed to part ways after the two sides couldn’t come to terms on a new contract, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Brooks just finished up a five-year contract with the Wizards and was looking for a new deal. While the two sides talked about a new contract and there had previously been reporting suggesting he would be back, there was no agreement struck and Brooks is gone.
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Washington Wizards fire coach Scott Brooks after 5 seasons

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal and the Wizards will have another coach next season after general manager Tommy Sheppard decided the organization is better off moving on from coach Scott Brooks. Washington made the playoffs three times under Brooks but has just one series victory to show for...
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Toronto Raptors: Did the Wizards ditch Scott Brooks to land Masai Ujiri?

Toronto Raptors - Masai Ujiri (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) While the Toronto Raptors weren’t directly involved in any of the big stories that broke on what was a very busy day in the NBA, but they could end up seeing their front office make a major downgrade. Masai Ujiri returning still hasn’t confirmed that he’ll be back, and a potential landing spot in the Washington Wizards might be trying to lure him to DC.
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Scott Brooks out as Wizards coach

Scott Brooks won’t return to the Wizards next season after he and Washington could not agree to an extension, according to a report. ESPN reported Wednesday that Brooks and the Wizards have agreed to part ways. Brooks‘ contract was set to expire after the conclusion of this season and the Wizards were evaluating whether to retain him. Now, the Wizards will search for Brooks‘ replacement amid five other coaching vacancies in the NBA.
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Washington Wizards Reportedly Make Decision On Scott Brooks

The 2020-21 season saw the Washington Wizards reach the playoffs for the first time in three years, only to lose in five games to the Philadelphia 76ers. So does head coach Scott Brooks have a future in Washington?. According to ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, Brooks will soon be out...
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Scott Brooks out as Wizards coach after 5 seasons

Scott Brooks will not return as coach of the Washington Wizards after five seasons with only one playoff series victory in 2017 to show for his tenure. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Brooks' split with the team to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team hadn’t publicly announced the decision. Brooks and the team were unable to come to an agreement on a new contract after his $35 million, five-year deal expired.
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Woj: HC Scott Brooks, Wizards Part Ways After Failing to Agree to New Contract

The Scott Brooks era in Washington is reportedly over. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Brooks and the Wizards mutually parted ways Wednesday after failing to come to an agreement on a new contract. The Wizards went 34-38 during the 2020-21 regular season, although they did reach the playoffs as the...
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Report: Wizards, Scott Brooks Will Part Ways Next Season

When the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Washington Wizards in five games during the first round of the NBA Playoffs, all of the attention in Washington was then turned to veteran head coach Scott Brooks. For quite some time, Brooks' seat was hot in Washington. Since joining the organization for the...
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Scott Brooks out as Washington Wizards coach; contract talks fall through, sources say

The Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that they will not extend the contract of coach Scott Brooks. "We have been committed to taking the proper steps over the last two seasons to develop our young players, bring in pieces to complement Bradley Beal and build a winning environment that will ultimately lead to sustained on-court success," Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard said in a statement. "Our organization will always be grateful to Scott for his dedication and work both on the court and in the community over the past five years and I personally admire and respect how he helped keep our team together during the unprecedented events of the last 15 months."
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Stan Van Gundy out in New Orleans; no new deal for Scott Brooks in Washington

Stan Van Gundy is leaving New Orleans after just one season with the Pelicans. The 61-year-old Van Gundy is out as the coach of the Pelicans after the team's 31-41 regular-season finish and failure to make the NBA Play-In Tournament, the team announced Wednesday. The Pelicans haven’t made the playoffs...
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NBA coaching tracker, latest updates: Stan Van Gundy out as Pelicans coach; Wizards, Scott Brooks part ways

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as teams get bounced from the postseason, coaches are getting the pink slip as franchises try to overhaul things before next season. Shortly after a first-round exit in the postseason, the Portland Trail Blazers decided to part ways with Terry Stotts, who is the second-winningest coach in franchise history. After several years of disappointing playoff performances that peaked with a trip to the Western Conference finals in 2019. The Blazers feel a change in coach could be what this squad needs to finally get over that hump.
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Report: Washington Wizards and head coach Scott Brooks agree to part ways

The Washington Wizards reportedly are the latest team to part ways with their coach. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Wizards have decided to move on from coach Scott Brooks after the two sides were unable to come to an agreement on a contract extension. Brooks...
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Wizards move on from Scott Brooks after five seasons, new head coach candidates emerge, per reports

The Washington Wizards will join a slew of other teams this offseason looking for a new head coach. The team is parting ways with Scott Brooks on Wednesday, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, as the two sides couldn't come to an agreement on a new deal. Brooks' contract expired this season, and his job has been in question over the past couple seasons after several disappointing finishes out in D.C.