The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly fired head coach Tom Thibodeau after the team’s big victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Minnesota picked up the 108-86 victory, and it’s obviously rare to see a coach get fired immediately after leading his team to such a big win.However, that’s the direction that the Timberwolves have decided to go in, according to ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski.

Thibodeau joined the franchise back in 2016, where he led Minnesota to a 31-51 record before turning things around last season with a 47-35 record and a playoff appearance.

The Timberwolves currently sit at 19-21 on the season, which isn’t exactly a record that screams that a team should fire its coach.

But it’s clear that there have been issues between the two sides for a while now, so his firing may not be all that surprising in the grand scheme of things.

What may be a little interesting is where Minnesota could turn next, with Woj also revealing some information that could land former Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg in Minnesota.

 

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