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Flip Saunders reportedly returning to coach Minnesota Timberwolves
Flip Saunders reportedly returning to coach Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves scoured the pro and college ranks for their next coach before coming back to the man who helped lead the search: Flip Saunders. Saunders will return to coach the team he guided to the playoffs eight times, including the 2004 Western Conference finals, while also continuing in his role as team president, according to an ESPN report. The Timberwolves are expected to formally introduce Saunders as their next coach in a news conference on Friday. He will replace Rick Adelman, who retired after a season in which the team failed to make the playoffs. The return of Saunders is not believed to affect star forward Kevin Love's decision to opt out of his...

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