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Digest: Scott Brooks 'beyond thrilled' to be hired by Wizards

Digest: Scott Brooks 'beyond thrilled' to be hired by Wizards

The Washington Wizards officially announced the hiring of Scott Brooks as the franchise's 24th head coach Tuesday. The sides agreed to a five-year deal worth $35 million, according to people with knowledge of the situation, making Brooks the only coach, player or team executive under contract through the 2020-21 season. Brooks, who is now one of the six highest-paid coaches in the NBA, will be introduced a news conference today at Verizon Center. "I am beyond thrilled to return to coaching with a team that is filled with such potential and to be able to join an organization that is...