Minnesota Timberwolves fire head coach Ryan Saunders

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired head coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday night following the team’s 103-99 loss to the New York Knicks, the team announced

The loss was the T-Wolves’ fourth in a row, dropping them to an NBA-worst 7-24 on the season. 

“We would like to thank Ryan for his time and commitment to the Timberwolves organization and wish him the best in the future,” Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas said in a statement. 

“These are difficult decisions to make, however this change is in the best interest of the organization’s short and long-term goals.”

The Timberwolves said they will make an announcement regarding their next head coach on Monday. Minnesota is expected to name Raptors assistant Chris Finch their next head coach, according to multiple reports.

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