WASHINGTON, DC – Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that Randy Wittman will return as the team’s head coach for the 2012-13 season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

“We are excited to bring Randy back as head coach and give him the opportunity to build on the positive momentum that the team showed under his leadership last season,” said Grunfeld. “We were very pleased with the development of our young players and the commitment to winning he instilled despite taking over the team under difficult circumstances.”

WASHINGTON, DC – The NBA announced tonight that the Washington Wizards received the third overall pick in the 2012 Draft during tonight’s Draft Lottery in New York. The Wizards were represented onstage by Zach Leonsis.

“We have been committed to our rebuilding plan and have seen the results of those efforts start to materialize with how our team is coming together,” said Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld. “Adding a top pick in the draft will only help that process, and we’re very optimistic about the future of this team moving forward.”