The Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday introduced an enormous head coach change.
The Timberwolves fired Ryan Saunders as head coach and plan to exchange him with Chris Finch.
“We want to thank Ryan for his time and dedication to the Timberwolves group and want him one of the best sooner or later,” Timberwolves president Gersson Rosas mentioned in an announcement. “These are troublesome selections to make, nonetheless this transformation is in one of the best curiosity of the group’s brief and long-term objectives.”
The staff mentioned in its information launch that it might have extra information on the pinnacle coach scenario.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says Finch and the Timberwolves are anticipated to have a multiyear deal finalized on Monday. Finch is in his first season as an assistant on the Toronto Raptors’ employees. Finch and Rosas labored collectively in Houston.
The Timberwolves misplaced 103-99 to the Knicks on Sunday night time, dropping them to a league-worst 7-24. Saunders took over for Tom Thibodeau in 2019, however Minnesota’s report had steadily gotten worse since then. Now the Timberwolves are making a change.