WASHINGTON (AP) - As the coach of the only NBA team without a victory this season, Randy Wittman is struggling to pick a starting lineup for the Washington Wizards. He can't even zero in on an eight- or nine-man rotation, actually.

All the while, he needs to buoy his own flagging spirits and try to prevent his players from getting too down on themselves after a franchise-worst 0-9 start.

A loss at the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday would make the Wizards the 13th team in NBA history to begin a season with a 10-game losing streak, according to STATS LLC.

Says Wittman: "This isn't fun. You don't sleep very good. You don't eat very good. The bowl of pasta doesn't taste (good) right now."

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