Report: Saunders Will Coach Timberwolves

By KBJR News 1

Report: Saunders Will Coach Timberwolves

June 5, 2014 Updated Jun 5, 2014 at 12:57 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Timberwolves president of operations Flip Saunders will also be the head coach of the team for the 2014-15 season, that according to a report by Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Zgoda reports that Saunders confirmed the news on Thursday morning via text message but declined comment until an official news conference scheduled for Friday afternoon at the Target Center.

More details on the length of time Saunders plans to coach the team and on a potential "coach-in-waiting" will become available tomorrow at that news conference.

In his 15-plus seasons of head coaching experience in the NBA, including 10 with the Timberwolves, Saunders has an overall record of (638-526) and has led teams to the conference finals on four occasions.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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