Sport Towns stunned after Timberwolves fire president of basketball ops

03:40  23 september  2021
03:40  23 september  2021 Source:   goal.com

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Karl-Anthony Towns posted a single-word explicit tweet apparently in response to the Minnesota Timberwolves' decision to fire Gersson Rosas.

Fired Minnesota Timberwolves executive Gersson Rosas © National Basketball Association Fired Minnesota Timberwolves executive Gersson Rosas

The Timberwolves parted company with Rosas on Wednesday after just over two years with the NBA team as president of basketball operations.

Reports said Rosas was holding meetings within the organisation as recently as Wednesday morning, meaning his dismissal prompted shock throughout the team – including from two-time All-Star Towns.

Owner Glen Taylor said: "As an organisation, we remain committed to building a winning team that our fans and city can be proud of."

Taylor is in the process of selling the team, with Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore set to arrive.

The Timberwolves have played only one postseason series since 2004 and showed few signs of progress on the court with Rosas at the helm.

As well as Towns, Minnesota have 2020 first overall pick Anthony Edwards on their roster, but a big front office restructure comes as a surprise as training camp approaches.

NBA: Wolves Boss fired - Kat shocked .
The Minnosta Timberwolves have been surprisingly separated from Team President Gerson Rosas. Franchise star Karl-Anthony Towns was surprised by the decision. © Provided by Spox Wolves Team President Gersson Rosas has to take his hat. "Today, the Minnesota Timberwolves have separated from President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas," announced the team in an official opinion on Wednesday.

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