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Per Adrian Wojnarowski of the ESPN, interim coach Ryan Saunders is expected to become the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

According to the experienced journalist, the deal could be completed as soon as Monday (20/05). The new Timberwolves president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas met with candidates at the NBA draft combine, but the search turned back to Saunders.

Saunders became Minnesota’s interim coach after the mid-season firing of Tom Thibodeau and earned the endorsement of All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns.