Q&A: Ryan Saunders reflects on time with Wolves and moving forward with Denver

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Former Wolves coach Ryan Saunders makes his return to Target Center Monday night as a member of the Denver Nuggets staff. Now an assistant to Mike Malone, Saunders will coach in his former home arena for the first time since Feb. 2021.

Our Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson spoke with Saunders, via Zoom, to find out how he feels about the homecoming.

***Click the video box above to watch our conversation with Saunders***

Saunders, 36, noted how much he and his family are enjoying living in Denver. Winning helps too. Denver is 24-12, 1st place in the Western Conference.

Saunders was 43-94 as coach of the Timberwolves in his two-plus seasons. He was only able to coach his two All-Star players, Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell, in a total of five games. Saunders was an assistant with the Wolves prior to being elevated to head coach.