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Continued: Scoggins: Nothing about Wolves' hire speaks to stability

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 8, 2014 - 12:16 AM

Saunders reminded that the Wolves once hired Rambis, a triangle offense disciple, and surrounded him with players whose skills were antithetical to that scheme, which was “pretty much a disaster,” Flip correctly noted.

And so the Wolves find themselves at yet another crossroads. If they trade Love, the roster will be reshaped again presumably with a package of draft picks and/or young players. And the team conceivably could introduce another new coach this time next year.

Saunders said he has no interest in anointing a “coach-in-waiting” on his staff. He also acknowledged that he could “revisit” some of the coaches he already interviewed once the makeup of the roster is more defined after this upcoming season. Or he might just decide to keep the job for a few years.

Saunders disputed the limbo analogy, but the picture still looks fuzzy and unsettled. It’s hard to feel optimistic until that changes.

 

Chip Scoggins • chip.scoggins@startribune.com

 

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