Monday, June 9
(Minneapolis, MN) -- Flip Saunders is returning to the bench to coach the Minnesota Timberwolves. Saunders is a part owner of the team and its President of Basketball Operations, and previously coached the Wolves from 1995 to 2005. He had pursued college coaches Tom Izzo of Michigan State and Fred Hoiberg of Iowa State for the job before deciding to take it himself. The team will hold a press conference this afternoon at Target Center to make the announcement.