Found April 26, 2013 on
Thanks to @DoubleDrivel for sending this fitting tribute.
Steve Aschburner reported first. I think.
Still awaiting formal confirmation. This could still all be some kind of sick joke. Who knows at this point. But all signs report to Kahn being ousted as Wolves GM (or, his contract not being renewed), with Flip Saunders signing a 3-year $5 million deal to take the reigns. Some scattered thoughts that will be difficult to hide any elatedness right now:
1. A gutted 1989 Honda Civic would have been an upgrade over David Kahn. This is an addition by subtraction move on the highest of levels. While Flip's return is bound to irk many still haunted by the mediocrity of the KG era, and Taylor's knack for running things to a higher degree than meets the eye, what we have done here is replace one of the worst NBA executives in league history (not hyperbole) with someone who, at the very least, is a respected, experienced NBA executive who couldn't possibly do any worse...
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are in dire need of some new management. General Manager David Kahn has made numerous personnel blunders during his four year tenure.
I didn’t realize they were this desperate though. Jeffery Tambor, also known as George Bluth from Arrested Development, tweeted this earlier today:
Have been asked to coach for theT Wolves. Honored.
— Jeffrey Tambor(...
With a report that the Minnesota Timberwolves will replace David Kahn with Flip Saunders, the former released a statement about his future with the franchise.
"First, I wake up every day knowing it's a privilege to have this job, and not a right,'' Kahn's statement read. "Speculation about our jobs is part of this business, especially when you strip the...
After four years in Minnesota, David Kahn is on his way out the door according to Steve Aschburner of NBA.com’s Hang Time Blog.A four years that included Kahn drafting as many point guards as he could, writing multiple letters to Timberwolves fans, making Kurt Rambis write a letter to Timberwolves fans, and basically attempting to stalk Ricky Rubio into coming over from Spain.But...
David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in.
Three people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that team owner Glen Taylor has decided not to pick up the option for next season on Kahn's contract. Taylor is also putting the finishing touches on a deal to hire Saunders as Kahn's...
With speculation on his job status reaching a fever pitch, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn said Friday night that he has not met with owner Glen Taylor to discuss the team option on his contract for next season.
Kahn released a statement after NBA.com reported Taylor had decided to fire him and was negotiating with Flip Saunders to be the new...
Flip Saunders is expected to replace David Kahn as the Minnesota Timberwolves’ head of basketball operations.
Saunders has been negotiating a deal that could run through the 2017-18 season, according to sources who requested anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss the hiring.
The hiring of Saunders would end David Kahn’s tenure as general manager of the Timberwolves...