With head coach Flip Saunders away from the team due to health reasons, assistant Sam Mitchell is currently guiding the Minnesota Timberwolves.  It's Mitchell's second stint leading an NBA team--the first was with the Toronto Raptors from 2004-2008.  Mitchell is 52 years old.  He and Kevin Garnett (39) were teammates on the Wolves from 1995-2002.

The pair seems to be getting along just fine in their coach-player relationship, except that Garnett is already quite tired of listening to Mitchell's tales from north of the border:

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Mark Van Deusen 9/29/2015 02:55:00 PM Edit
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