Chris Finch is a well-known basketball coach, have a look at his salary and net worth
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The NBA announced on Sunday that Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch has been chosen to lead the NBA Western Conference All-Stars in the next game that is set to take place in Indianapolis on February 18.
Who is Minnesota Timberwolves coach Chris Finch, bio, age, height, wife, daughter, coaching record, salary, net worth
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This marks Finch’s inaugural appearance as an All-Star head coach, making him the second coach in Timberwolves history to receive this honor. Two outstanding Timberwolves players, Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns, will join Finch on the All-Star stage.
Because of his outstanding coaching during the season, Finch was named the October and November Western Conference Coach of the Month. The Timberwolves are 35-15 and have had one of the finest 50-game starts to a season in team history when he is in charge.
Currently in his fourth season as the Timberwolves’ head coach, Finch has notched 139 total wins, solidifying his status as the second coach in the team’s history to achieve 100 or more victories. The team’s success has been greatly attributed to his inspiring leadership. Now, as he is going to lead the NBA Western Conference All-Stars, many people are currently trying to find out more about him. So, let’s find out everything about him:
Who is Chris Finch?
Chris Finch is a well-known American professional basketball coach and former player. He has been in the news because he was chosen to lead the NBA Western Conference All-Stars in the next game.
He was born on 6th November 1969 in Cambridge, Ohio, U.S. He did his schooling at Wilson High School. Later, Chris Finch attended Franklin & Marshall College.
His height is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters and he is currently 54 years old.
Finch never married or had any kids.
Chris Finch became a coach after having a successful playing career. He began his coaching career in England with the Sheffield Forgers and went on to coach the Sheffield Sharks, who were the most successful team in the history of the British Basketball League.
Finch traveled to Belgium and Germany, where he was successful with Euphony Bree and the Giessen 46ers, earning the Belgian Basketball League title in 2005. He proceeded with his coaching career at Dexia Mons-Hainaut, leading them to the 2007–08 EuroChallenge final.
Chris Finch became the NBA Development League’s coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in 2009, leading them to their first title and winning D-League Coach of the Year. Following were coaching positions in the NBA, beginning in 2011 as assistant head coach of the Houston Rockets.
He then went on to work for the Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans, and Toronto Raptors, where he accompanied Nick Nurse as an assistant coach.
After taking over as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves on February 22, 2021, Chris Finch guided the team to a 46–36 record in his first full season and their first postseason appearance since 2018. On April 11, 2022, he signed a multi-year extension.
Outside of the NBA, Finch coached the men’s national team for Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Olympics and EuroBasket. However, he left the squad to concentrate on his coaching career in the NBA.
According to reports, Finch’s salary as the head coach of the Timberwolves ranges from three to five million dollars with his net worth at $5 million.
Hired on Feb 22, 2021, by the Timberwolves Finch’s 139 total wins over the last four seasons rank second in team history (Flip Saunders, 427) and his .545 winning percentage is the franchise’s best mark among head coaches.