Turner interviews with Timberwolves

Updated: July 13, 2009, 8:43 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Houston Rockets assistant Elston Turner has interviewed to become the next coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The interview took place Monday in Las Vegas and lasted a couple of hours, Turner told KRIV-TV in Houston.

Turner has worked as an assistant in Sacramento and Portland and was a candidate for the Phoenix Suns coaching job last year. He's in Las Vegas coaching the Rockets' summer league team.


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