The Wolves have moved on from Thibodeau after a disappointing start to the season. The Minnesota Timberwolves have fired head coach Tom Thibodeau midway through a tumultuous season, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports former Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is a serious candidate for Thibodeau’s replacement, though assistant coach Ryan Saunders will be the interim coach.
The firing comes after Timberwolves’ 106-88 win over the LeBron James-less Los Angeles...
One stands above all the rest, but others contributed to his downfall in Minnesota. Tom Thibodeau was fired by the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday with the team two games below .500 and two games outside of the NBA playoffs bracket in the deep, difficult Western Conference. Thibodeau had two jobs with the Wolves: head coach and president of basketball operations. He lost both gigs.
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Tom Thibodeau deserved to be fired but why did it so long for the Wolves to come to that conclusion? If you look close, you will see that there are bigger problems in Minnesota.