Fan-guided poll leads to interesting evaluation of Wizards' interim head coach

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Wizards' interim head coach Brian Keefe made the spotlight recently, fans and analyst shared their thoughts on Keefe's' head coaching performance since he has taken the reigns with the Washington Wizards.

Despite the Wizards' 9-52 record, Coach Keefe has received overall praise from the District fans, gathering a B minus to B rating overall. Local fan account PooleMuse had this to say about Keefe's tenure so far:

Will Brian Keefe stick around in D.C. with the Wizards?

Wizards' fans have been somewhat disappointed this year since the team has started the full rebuild. Although the roster has star players, before Keefe, they still struggled to play as a single unit and looked more like an AAU style of basketball. Keefe has made the Wizards look competitive again, and although they are not winning games, they are very close and have a very bright future ahead.

With a potential first-overall pick in this upcoming draft, the Wizards could make big improvements for next season and potentially even make the play-in tournament. Keefe boasts postseason experience, winning the championship with the San Antonio Spurs in 2007.

Although the fans and analysts are happy with his performance to this point, the decision will still be up to the front office. Players have often spoken about how Keefe is a great presence in the locker room, but it is still up in the air on whether or not he will remain the Wizards' head coach for the 2024-25 NBA season.