OKLAHOMA CITY | Saunders wins 1st game, T’Wolves top Thunder 119-117
OKLAHOMA CITY —January 08, 2019— Andrew Wiggi nshad a season-high 40 points and 10 rebounds, and the Timberwolves beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-117 on Tuesday night in Ryan Saunders’ first game as Minnesota’s interim coach.
Saunders, just 32 years old, is the son of former Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders. The team fired Tom Thibodeau on Sunday.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 20 points and Dario Saric added 15 for the Timberwolves.