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Friday, November 27, 2015

Articles tagged: Flip Saunders

Kevin Garnett posts moving tribute to Flip Saunders

The NBA family suffered a tremendous loss on Sunday with the news that Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders passed away at the age of 60 after a battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. A true great of the sport, Saunders was a beloved figure in the basketball community who touched the lives…Read More

Flip Saunders dies from cancer complications at age 60

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders has passed away. Saunders, who also served as the team’s president of basketball operations, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in June. The Timberwolves recently announced that he would not coach this upcoming season due to complications with his cancer treatment. Saunders lost his battle on Sunday. He was 60….Read More

Flip Saunders takes leave of absence from Timberwolves for fight with cancer

Timberwolves head coach and general manager Flip Saunders has officially taken a leave of absence from the team to focus on his health in the wake of complications from his treatment for Hodgkin’s Lyphoma. Saunders was diagnosed with the disease a month ago, but was originally expected to continue with his duties uninterrupted. On Friday,…Read More

Flip Saunders diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he announced on Tuesday. The team said in an official statement that Saunders “is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment for what his doctors call a ‘very treatable and curable form of cancer.’” “I am taking it step by step…Read More

Flip Saunders rips Jazz broadcasters for saying Timberwolves are tanking

The Minnesota Timberwolves have not won many games this season. Their win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night was just their third in their last 14 tries. Despite the exciting overtime victory, T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders was in no mood to celebrate after the game. Instead, Saunders was annoyed by about 25 text messages…Read More

Flip Saunders: I Could Beat My Players 1-on-1

The Washington Wizards are easily one of the most disappointing teams in the NBA this year. With a loaded payroll and team full of talent, they were expected to contend for one of the middle playoff spots in the Eastern Conference like they had with the Arenas, Jamison, and Butler trio in the past. Unfortunately…Read More

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