Timberwolves Coach Chris Finch Injured, Team Advances to Second Round of Playoffs

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch was forced to leave Sunday night’s matchup due to injury.

During the final moments of the fourth quarter of the playoff game against the Phoenix Suns, the 54-year-old injured his knee when he was hit by one of his players.

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Guard Mike Conley fell toward his bench, where Finch was standing. The athlete hit his coach and tried to catch him as he fell. The injured man remained on the ground for several minutes and finally had to receive help to retreat towards his team’s locker room, he who did not seem able to put any weight on his leg.

Subsequently, the Timberwolves announced that Finch had ruptured the patella tendon in his right knee. This is an injury that can take several months to heal.

Fortunately for the head coach, his team won the game by a score of 122-116 and completed the sweep of the first round playoff series against the Suns.

The Timberwolves will face the winner of the duel between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers in the second playoff round. The Colorado team has a 3-1 lead in the series.

2024-04-30 02:45:33
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