Magic Hire Randy Wittman As Coaching Consultant

SEPTEMBER 18: The Magic have confirmed the changes to their coaching staff noted below, announcing today in a press release that Wittman has joined the club as a coaching consultant, while Hernandez and Hill are now assistant coaches.

SEPTEMBER 3: Former Wizards head coach Randy Wittman is completing a deal to become a coaching consultant in Orlando, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of He will report directly to head coach Frank Vogel in the new position.

The Magic have an opening on their staff with the departure of David Adelman to Denver. Wojnarowski adds that current Orlando assistants Jay Hernandez and Matt Hill will both be promoted (Twitter link).

Wittman compiled a 178-199 record in four and a half seasons as head coach in Washington. He led the team to two playoff appearances and two second-round exits before being fired in 2016. Wittman has also served as head coach of the Cavaliers and Timberwolves and spent a year as an assistant in Orlando in 2005/06.

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