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Wes Unseld Jr. becomes Washington Wizards' new head coach

- Unseld becomes 25th head coach in US capital basketball team's history

Emre Aşıkçı   | 18.07.2021
Wes Unseld Jr. becomes Washington Wizards' new head coach

Istanbul

By Emre Asikci

ISTANBUL (AA) - The Washington Wizards announced Saturday that Wes Unseld Jr. was named the 25th head coach in the capital city basketball team’s history.

"Becoming a head coach in the NBA is a goal that I have pursued my entire adult life and to have that dream realized by coming full circle back to Washington is truly special," Unseld Jr. said in a statement.

"I look forward to representing the DMV, connecting with our fans, and establishing a new standard for Wizards basketball," he added.

Unseld Jr. previously served as an assistant coach with the Wizards along with the Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic and Denver Nuggets.


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