Discussion

Team currently 9th in conference standings

Updated: February 12, 2005, 10:36 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin McHale shook up the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, firing longtime friend Flip Saunders and taking over the coaching duties for the rest of the season.

McHale, the team's vice president of basketball operations, called Saunders on Saturday morning to break the news.

"We talked this morning, and it was very, very hard," McHale said. "We've known each other for a long time, but our last 32 games we're 12-20, and just not playing at ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES