Wolves turn to Saunders to help lead franchise modernization

Basketball 05/21/19, 16:30

Three decades after their entry into the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves have deployed an aggressive plan to modernize their operation.What better way, they concluded, than to hire the youngest head coach in the league?Ryan Saunders, at the ripe old age of 33, has been tasked with using his lifelong passion ...

Timberwolves retain Ryan Saunders, 33, as head coach

Sports 05/20/19, 16:04

The Minnesota Timberwolves have chosen Ryan Saunders as their full-fledged head coach — and the first millennial to hold the job in the NBA.The team announced Monday that Saunders will stay in the post he held on an interim basis during the second half of this past season, the role ...

Wolves seek new basketball boss; Layden, Saunders still TBD

Basketball 04/10/19, 12:26

The Minnesota Timberwolves will make hiring a new president of basketball operations their first offseason priority.The Timberwolves announced Wednesday before their final game of the season in Denver they will start an immediate search for a front office leader, with the fates of general manager Scott Layden and interim head ...

Gibson scores 25 as Wolves, without Towns, top Knicks 103-92

Basketball 03/10/19, 21:29

Taj Gibson scored a season-high 25 points, Jeff Teague added 20 points and 10 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New York Knicks 103-92 on Sunday night despite playing without All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns.Rookie Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 18 points, while Tyus Jones added 13 and Dario Saric ...

Towns returns to Wolves lineup after harrowing highway crash

Basketball 02/25/19, 17:30

Karl-Anthony Towns was in the passenger seat on his way to meet the Minnesota Timberwolves at the airport when a semitruck slammed into the back of the vehicle at what he estimated was between 35 and 45 mph.As soon as the medical exam confirmed the injuries were minor, the two-time ...

Wolves’ Towns questionable vs. Knicks after car accident

Sports 02/22/19, 13:35

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns was questionable for Friday night's game in New York against the Knicks after a car accident in the Minneapolis area.The Star Tribune reports Towns was headed to the airport Thursday when he was involved in the accident. Coach Ryan Saunders told the newspaper Towns caught ...

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