Newton tabbed as next Timberwolves GM
Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Timberwolves named Milt Newton their new general manager on Friday.
Newton succeeds Flip Saunders, and became the seventh man to hold the post in the 24-year history of the franchise.
"We are pleased to add Milt Newton to our organization." said Saunders, Timberwolves president of basketball operations. "I have followed Milt closely during his career and have always been impressed with his basketball knowledge, work ethic and professionalism. His front office experience in the NBA, as well as his ability to combine analytics evaluation with his basketball playing and scouting background will greatly benefit our organization."
More to follow.
09/06 16:01:16 ET