Flip Saunders will be announced as the new President of Basketball Operations at a 10:30 press conference at Target Center.
Saunders served as president and general manager of the franchise from May 11, 1995 until December 18, 1995. That December, he was named head coach replacing Bill Blair.
Saunders guided the Timberwolves to their first ever playoff berth during the 1996-1997 season. Saunders coached the team until 2005, when he was fired and replaced by then Vice-President of Basketball Operations Kevin McHale. He amassed a 411-326 record during his ten seasons on the bench.