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Tweet The Minnesota Timberwolves haven’t had a great deal of success and have made some questionable moves as an organization over the past few years. Many of those issues have been caused by David Kahn, the team’s president of basketball operations. Timberwolves fans are rejoicing today, though, as reports from earlier in the week have [...]
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Shocking that the man who once drafted 17 point guards has been let go
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves fired David Kahn and announced that the team hired former coach Flip Saunders to replace him.
The Timberwolves have reportedly fired general manager, David Kahn. In four seasons as the GM, Kahn’s teams had a losing record of 89-223 and failed to make the playoffs in every season. He will be replaced with former Timberwolves coach (1995-2005), Flip Saunders.
According to Associated Press:
David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves...
David Kahn is out as Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations.
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor opted not to pick up the option for next season on Kahn's contract.
''We want to thank David for all of his efforts the past four years with our basketball team,'' Taylor said in a statement issued by the team. ''These are always difficult decisions...
MINNEAPOLIS It turns out the reason Flip Saunders reportedly turned down a coaching job at his alma mater may have been that had his sights set on bigger things.
The Associated Press is reporting that Saunders will be named the Minnesota Timberwolves' next president of basketball operations but that the deal is not yet signed. He would replace former president David Kahn, whose...
Flip Saunders has signed a deal to become president of basketball operations of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Saunders will replace David Kahn, who was fired on Thursday.
Saunders, who formerly was head coach of the Wolves, will also have an ownership stake.
It’s safe to say Jonny Flynn and Wes Johnson will always have soft spots in Orange Nation’s heart. Flynn was congenial, optimistic, and had a flare for the dramatic. Jonny Ice always had a smile on his face. Wes zoomed across the Hill like a comet, walking out of the cornfields of Iowa State to help lead Syracuse to a top seed.
But ousted Timberwolves President...
A few months ago we reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor was leaning towards replacing president of basketball of operations David Kahn with former coach coach Flip Saunders, well that day has come.
According to NBA.com, after firing Kahn, the Timberwolves installed Flip Saunders as the president of basketball operations with the added responsibility of...