Flip Saunders to miss Wizards game

Updated: December 29, 2010, 6:25 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Wizards coach Flip Saunders will miss the Wizards' game Wednesday night against Indiana "due to a family emergency involving his mother."

Assistant coach Randy Wittman will substitute for Saunders, who is in his second season as Washington's coach. Entering Wednesday's game, the Wizards are 7-22.

There is no word whether Saunders will return for Washington's next game in Indianapolis on Friday.

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