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Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson abruptly resigned Tuesday and the team said he had fallen short of meeting its "high standards of conduct" amid reports he had acted improperly toward women.

The Timberwolves announced Brunson's resignation in a one-sentence release and later sent a statement about the 45-year-old former NBA player.

"Our entire organization - made up of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Minnesota Lynx and Iowa Wolves- is deeply committed to creating a safe work environment for our employees, partners and fans," the team said. "We work to maintain high standards of conduct and expect our staff to lead by example. We did not believe Mr. Brunson's conduct was consistent with those standards."

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Leaders
Points: Jimmy Butler22.2
Rebounds: Karl-Anthony Towns12.3
Assists: Jeff Teague7.0
FG%: Taj Gibson57.7%
Steals: Jimmy Butler1.97
Blocks: Karl-Anthony Towns1.40
Defense (Rank)
Points: 107.3 (17)
Rebounds: 41.8 (3)
Assists: 23.9 (21)
FG%: 47.5% (29)
FT%: 77.9% (24)
3P%: 36.6% (18)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 109.5 (8)
Rebounds: 42.0 (24)
Assists: 22.7 (19)
FG%: 47.6% (5)
FT%: 80.4% (2)
3P%: 35.7% (19)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 49 33 .598 --
x-Oklahoma City 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Utah 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Minnesota 47 35 .573 2.0
Denver 46 36 .561 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/8/2018 Derrick Rose Signed as Free Agent
3/1/2018 Shabazz Muhammad Waived
1/15/2018 Amile Jefferson Signed as Free Agent Two-Way Contract
10/14/2017 Amile Jefferson Waived
10/14/2017 Melo Trimble Waived
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Injuries
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