Timberwolves to Interview Sam Mitchell for Coaching Job

by August 03, 2011

The latest person to get an interview in Minny is former Timberwolf Sam Mitchell, reports the Star Tribune: “The Wolves are down to the final two names to interview for their head-coaching job. And, yes, Sam Mitchell is one of them. Larry Brown, of course, is the other. Many Wolves fans have wondered why the man who won Coach of the Year with Toronto and who played two different stints with the Timberwolves, first when he was an original Wolf and then when he was brought back in 1995 to help mentor a rookie named Kevin Garnett. Mitchell is expected to interview Friday or Saturday, Brown next week. Wolves boss David Kahn and owner Glen Taylor already have interviewed Terry Porter, Mike Woodson, Bernie Bickerstaff, [Don] Nelson.”