Former Dalmabird breeder and current owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Wolves-based DALMACI USA, Chris Cawley, has been named the new owner of Minnesota Timberwolves.
The announcement came after a week in which Cawry made waves for his support of Donald Trump’s campaign.
Cawleys wife, Kristin, will take over as interim CEO.
Caws announcement came two days after the Timberwolves announced that Cawries wife, Tanya, would also be taking over.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chris Caws to the Minnesota family,” Timberwolves CEO Mark Warkentien said in a statement.
“Chris is a man of integrity and we are excited to have him on board as interim COO.
We look forward to working with Chris to deliver a competitive and exciting new ownership group that will continue to build a great basketball and entertainment brand.”
Cawys wife has been a big supporter of Trump since the presumptive GOP nominee began campaigning in Minnesota.
Cwys wife is also an accomplished basketball player, as he is a member of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.
CAWYERS WIFE, KIRSTY, SAYS TRUMP ‘HAPPY TO BE HERE’ IN MN Chris Cwryks wife, Kelly, tweeted about the announcement, saying that she was excited to be a part of the team.
“It’s been a great week,” Kelly Cawyers said.
“I can’t wait to be on the court with the Timberwolves and we’re looking forward to our season.”