It’s the time honored question — do you want to go with need, or the best player available? The Timberwolves may have to make that decision at No. 9 Wednesday night in the first round of the NBA Draft.
Flip Saunders heads into his first draft in charge of the Minnesota Timberwolves with one big need, and two big chances to address it. The Timberwolves were the worst team in the league in 3-point shooting last season and need a big guard to play alongside Ricky Rubio and knock down open jumpers.
Timberwolves Vice President and GM Flip Saunders called in on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee on Tuesday to preview the NBA draft lottery.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday that forward Kevin Love will represent the team at the NBA Draft lottery next week. The lottery will be held at 7 p.m. next Tuesday, May 21, in New York City. The Timberwolves are currently slotted to pick ninth overall in the first round.
Flip Saunders has started the restructuring expected when he took over as Minnesota Timberwolves president last week.
Flip Saunders was announced as the new president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves last week. He’s returning to familiar grounds, and to a boss that once fired him.
The Minnesota Timberwolves hired Flip Saunders as the team’s new president of basketball operations on Friday, bringing him back eight years after he was fired as the head coach.
David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in.
Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.
Flip Saunders has declined the offer to coach the Gopher men’s basketball team, Mike Max has confirmed after talking to a school source.
When Norwood Teague took over as athletic director at Minnesota, he knew it would take a little time for him to get up to speed with all the intricacies of major college football.
March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.
Virginia’s Shaka Smart has been confirmed on the Gophers’ short list, but Flip Saunders is a long shot, according to Mike Max’s sources.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are preparing to say goodbye to one of their biggest fans, and biggest inspirations.
Seeking different strategies at both ends of the court and improvement from a roster filled with young players such as John Wall, the NBA-worst Washington Wizards fired coach Flip Saunders on Tuesday after a 2-15 start and replaced him with assistant Randy Wittman.