What are the latest NBA Rumors about the Minnesota Timberwolves? Well, there is a bit of smoke right now. And wherever there is smoke, there’s fire. If there is something going on in the NBA, you can expect some coverage by ESPN’s NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski to be on point. And there he is, right on point:
I have to admit, this is one of the final stages for any executive hiring. Flying Tim Connelly in to meet with majority owner Glen Taylor is the face-to-face sort of event that establishes the suitability for both the Timberwolves and Tim Connelly. And the timing of this meeting is such that a deal could be announced quickly, as early as Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
I’m not the only one expecting Connelly to be leaning towards taking on the Minnesota Timberwolves vacated president role. The industry consensus is that Connelly will be on the move, even among the Denver Nuggets organization:
Of course, there are still hurdles along the way. Even if the meeting goes well for both sides, there is still the matter of compensation, authority, and autonomy. Much of that baseline work has been going on already, but now the contract negotiation comes down to the ticky-tack contract language and clauses.
All of this could happen quickly. For now, Gary Taylor and Tim Connelly are testing their ability to trust, work, and even laugh together. But this pair has made it this far. You should keep this on the radar. Circumstances could happen quickly from this point.