11 Facts About Randy Wittman


Randy Scott Wittman was born on October 28,1959 and is an American former basketball player at the guard position and former coach of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Washington Wizards.


Randy Wittman averaged more than 23 points a game for Ben Davis, which remains the second-highest average at the school, and became one of the nation's top recruits.


The Hoosiers trailed the entire first half of the game until Randy Wittman scored at the halftime buzzer with a deep corner shot.


Randy Wittman was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and a consensus second team All-American in 1983.


Randy Wittman became a member of Indiana's Hall of Fame and was named to Indiana's Silver Anniversary Basketball Team, in March 1996.


Randy Wittman was selected by the Washington Bullets with the 22nd pick of the 1983 NBA draft.


In 1992, Randy Wittman began his NBA coaching career as an assistant coach, first with the Pacers.


Randy Wittman spent one season in Indianapolis and another with the Dallas Mavericks.


On January 23,2007, Randy Wittman became the head coach of the Timberwolves, succeeding Dwane Casey; he had already started the season as assistant to the former.


Randy Wittman was praised for his strategy and leadership throughout the playoffs by both players and management alike.


Randy Wittman signed an extension to remain head coach of the Wizards on June 3,2014.