The Timberwolves fire Ryan Saunders

The team plans to hire Chris Finch as new Head Coach
Ryan Saunders
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The Minnesota Timberwolves have parted ways with Head Coach Ryan Saunders.

The news comes after the Wolves lost to the New York Knicks earlier in the evening.

Vice President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas released a statement on Sunday night.

“We would like to thank Ryan for his time and commitment to the Timberwolves organization and wish him the best in the future. These are difficult decisions to make, however this change is in the best interest of the organization’s short and long-term goals.”

According to reports, the Timberwolves will hire Toronto Raptors Assistant Coach Chris Finch as their new Head Coach.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.