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Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching
Timberwolves, Jazz hire coaches; Lakers one of three teams searching

On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves "hired" Flip Saunders, who is already their president of basketball operations, as head coach. According to Yahoo Sports, the Utah Jazz has a deal in place with former Lakers assistant Quin Snyder to fill its head coaching vacancy. Snyder was an assistant with the Lakers under Mike Brown during the 2011-12 season. That leaves the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Lakers as the only three NBA teams still in need of a head coach. The Knicks are believed to be zeroing in on former Lakers point guard Derek Fisher, who is mulling whether to end his playing career after a Western Conference finals appearance with the Oklahoma City...

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