Minnesota Timberwolves Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau After Blowout Victory

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The Minnesota Timberwolves demolished the LeBron-less Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday by a rating of 108-86. It was a 22-point victory that was wanted contemplating the T-Wolves are 19-21 and sit exterior of a playoff spot. Despite the win although, the Timberwolves fired head coach and president Tom Thibodeau simply moments after the sport.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, workforce CEO Ethan Casson and common supervisor Scott Layden walked into Thibodeau’s workplace and fired him on the spot. In the report, it’s said that the coach had no thought the transfer was coming. 

Minnesota Timberwolves Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau After Blowout Victory

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“We wish to thank Tom for his efforts and want him all the perfect,” T-Wolves proprietor Glen Taylor stated in an announcement. “These selections are by no means straightforward to make, however we felt them vital to maneuver our group ahead.”

Wojnarowski stated in his report that Thibodeau and Casson had a rocky relationship and that Casson has all the time wished a coach who labored higher with the enterprise aspect of the workforce. As of proper now, it appears as if Ryan Saunders will take Thibodeau’s place as head coach.

Chauncey Billups and former Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg are being tossed round as potential candidates to be the subsequent head coach of the workforce, in response to ESPN.