NBA reacts to Ryan Saunders’ first win as interim head coach

It’s easy to see how the NBA feels about the Saunders family.

After Minnesota escaped Oklahoma City with a 119-117 victory Tuesday night — the first win for Ryan Saunders as the Timberwolves’ interim head coach — players from all over the league, past and present, and members of the NBA community sent out their congratulations to Flip’s son on social media.

Check it out:

Tyus Jones, Timberwolves guard


Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves forward

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Been with me since my first season, you deserve this moment. Congratulations Coach 🙏🏾

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Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves center


Jamal Crawford, former Timberwolves guard


Zach LaVine, former Timberwolves guard


Lindsay Whalen, Gophers basketball head coach


John Wall, Wizards guard


Bradley Beal, Wizards guard


Mychal Thompson, former Gophers forward (and father of Klay)


Isiah Thomas, Hall of Fame guard


Dave Benz, FOX Sports North broadcaster


Marney Gellner, FOX Sports North reporter


Rachel Nichols, host of “NBA: The Jump”


Paul Allen, local radio host