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|Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:16 pm Post subject: Timberwolves assistant Rick Brunson resigns, reportedly amid sexual harassment allegations
|Timberwolves assistant Rick Brunson resigns, reportedly amid sexual-harassment allegations
As the Mavericks investigate their predatory work environment, increase attention is turning to the Timberwolves.
Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic:
Timberwolves assistant Rick Brunson, who resigned today, was facing allegations of improper interactions with several women while on the job, @TheAthleticMIN has learned. The Athletic has reached out to the Wolves and Brunson for comment.
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Brunson was charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, aggravated battery and domestic battery following an incident with a masseuse in 2014. He was acquitted of all charges and vehemently denied wrongdoing.
Under president-coach Tom Thibodeau, the Timberwolves hired Brunson 2016.
Brunson played for the Trail Blazers, Knicks, Celtics, Bulls, Raptors, Clippers, SuperSonics and Rockets in a nine-year NBA career. He also worked as an assistant in Chicago (under Thibodeau), Denver and Charlotte.