Ryan Saunders Rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Minnesota is hiring Brooklyn’s player development coach Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach, league sources tell ESPN. Prigioni has common Rockets history with Minnesota President Gersson Rosas. He’ll focus on offensive end under coach Ryan Saunders.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Sources: Minnesota is hiring Portland assistant David Vanterpool as associate head coach. He’ll run defense and play key role in support of Ryan Saunders. Vanterpool spent seven years with Blazers, playing a prominent part in growth of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.
Dave McMenamin: The Minnesota Timberwolves turned over Ryan Saunders’ coaching staff on Tuesday night, league sources told ESPN. They parted ways with Ed Pinckney, Larry Greer, Jerry Sichting, John Lucas Jr. and Dice Yoshimoto. They retained Malik Allen.
John Meyer: Wiggins, per @Kyle Ratke: “It feels great. I’m one of the guys that have been w/ Ryan [Saunders] since my first season. To see this is an amazing feeling & well deserved. He’s supported me my whole career & I’ve done the same for him. To see this day come is great for both of us”