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Report: Timberwolves hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach

Report: Timberwolves hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach Photo: KSTP

June 07, 2019 03:30 PM

Another member of the Brooklyn Nets appears to be headed to Minnesota.

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Timberwolves are hiring Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach. 

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Prigioni, 42, who served at Brooklyn's player development coach, will focus on the Timberwolves' offense, according to Wojnarowski.

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In May, Minnesota lured away director of global scouting Gianluca Pascucci. Both he and Prigioni have connections with new Timberwolves president Gersson Rosas.

Prigioni spent four seasons in the NBA as a player with the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers. He was also a two-time All-EuroLeague selection and was a member of the senior Argentine national team that won the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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