MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have promoted Calvin Booth to director of player personnel and added assistant coach Bryan Gates to the coaching staff.
The Timberwolves announced the moves Wednesday. Booth joined the Timberwolves two years ago as director of player programs.READ MORE: 'I'm Scared For My Patients': As COVID Cases Surge, Delta Plus Variant Worries Medical Experts
Gates spent the previous five seasons in New Orleans. He comes aboard to bolster the staff after head coach Flip Saunders took a leave of absence to continue his treatment for lymphoma. Sam Mitchell was elevated to interim head coach.READ MORE: Sunisa Lee, Grace McCallum Return To Minnesota, Olympic Medals In Hand
The Wolves also added Vince Legarza as player development assistant and video coordinator and promoted Kaayla Chones to player programs director.MORE NEWS: Clarifying COVID: How Can We Protect Ourselves From The Delta Variant?
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