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A list of eras Randy Wittman has outlasted as the Wizards' head coach

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Say what you want about Randy Wittman, the man has outlasted most of his critics and a lot of other things people assumed would go on long after Wittman's time in Washington came to a close. Here's a list of just some of the things Randy Wittman has outlasted:

  • Matt Williams, Washington Nationals manager
  • Robert Griffin III, starting NFL quarterback
  • John Boehner, Speaker of the House
  • George Karl, Denver Nuggets head coach
  • Brian Shaw, Denver Nuggets head coach
  • Jon Stewart, The Daily Show host
  • Whatever era it was before #KD2DC happened
  • The cupcake fad
  • Bill Simmons, ESPN columnist
  • Several other ESPN personalities
  • Low Winter Sun
  • Meek Mill, respected musical artist
  • Tiger Woods, respected golfer
  • Dale Hunter, Washington Capitals head coach
  • Adam Oates, Washington Capitals head coach
  • Radio Shack
  • Blockbuster
  • Tebowmania
  • Joe Philbin, Dolphins head coach
  • Mike Prada, Bullets Forever site manager
  • Those bottoms-up beer dispensers at the Verizon Center.
  • LeBron James, Miami Heat
  • Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolf
  • The Toronto Blue Jays' streak of missing the playoffs.
  • Keith Smart, Sacramento Kings head coach
  • Michael Malone, Sacramento Kings head coach
  • Tyrone Corbin, Sacramento Kings head coach
  • Red Panda
  • Matthew Dellevadova, NBA Finals MVP candidate
  • Paul Pierce, Washington Wizard :(
  • Jan Vesely, Washington Wizard :(
  • Mike Shanahan, NFL head coach
  • McDonald's not serving all-day breakfast
  • The nice version of Kevin Durant that didn't start flame wars with Stephen A. Smith
  • Vincent Gray, Washington D.C. mayor
  • DeAndre Jordan, Dallas Maverick

UPDATE: We forgot an era:

Even after surviving so much, there's still plenty of reasons why he could be in jeopardy this season if things don't go well. That said, it's hard not to be impressed by his ability to survive in a field that specializes in job turnover (only six NBA coaches have been with their current team longer than Wittman). Still, we can't blame Ndamukong Suh and him for trying to keep the focus on more important topics: