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Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach
Wednesday, November 3rd
Mendakota Country Club
Chris Finch was named head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 22, 2021. Finch took the helm mid-season, leading the Timberwolves to win half of their last 22 games. Though known as one of the best offensive coaching minds in the NBA, Finch improved the the Wolves defense significantly. The team has started the 2021-2022 season with wins in its first two games.
Finch, 51, has over 24 years of NBA and G League experience. Prior to taking the helm of the Wolves, Finch served as an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors. He also made coaching stops with the New Orleans Pelicans, the Denver Nuggets and the Houston Rockets.
Finch served as the head coach of Great Britain’s National Team from 2006-13, where he led the national team in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He also led them to a European Championship berth in 2009 and 2011, the team’s first appearances since 1981.
A Franklin & Marshall College graduate in 1992, Finch was as a two-time All-American, and was inducted into the F&M Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. He started the final 115 games of his collegiate career and compiled a 102-13 record (.887), which stood as the most career wins as a starter in NCAA Division III history.