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By Mark Gunnels On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Report: Flip Saunders’ Cancer is Life Threatening

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma back in August. At the time, there was still a belief Saunders would eventually More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Sam Mitchell To Be T’Wolves Interim Coach As Flip Saunders Fights Cancer

Our prayers go out to Flip and his family on a speedy recovery. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Sam Mitchell has been named the interim head coach of the T’Wolves, while Saunders battles cancer. There's More...

By Rian Mabry On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

T-Wolves Announce Flip Saunders Diagnosed with Cancer

Thoughts and prayers to Flip Saunders who has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The Minnesota Timberwolves issued a statement today announcing his diagnoses eight weeks ago. Flip has decided to continue More...

By Glenn Erby On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Report: Kevin Garnett, Flip Saunders Pairing Up In Bid To Buy T’Wolves

Kevin Garnett is back in Minnesota, and he may be back in the Twincities even after his playing days are over. Garnett, who has made over $325 million in salaries during 20 seasons in the NBA — is reportedly More...

By Mark Gunnels On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Flip Saunders Says Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls’ Dance Cost Them ’04 Title

Kevin Martin was fined $15k for doing the infamous Sam Cassell ‘big balls’ dance. Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders is all too familiar with this celebration.  “We lost a championship by that,” More...

By Mark Gunnels On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Flip Saunders Says Wiggins is “Emotionally Tired”

Yesterday was suppose to be Andrew Wiggins vs. Jabari Parker, but Wiggins sat out due to swelling in his butt. The top pick had a rough summer, as he wasn’t sure who he’ll be suiting up for. The uncertainty More...

By Mark Gunnels On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

T-Wolves HC Flip Saunders Isn’t Sure Wiggins Will Start

Typically the number one pick of any draft is a lock to start. Well, that’s not the case in Minnesota. Timberwolves head coach and president Flip Saunders isn’t just handing Andrew Wiggins a starting More...

By Robert Littal On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Flip Saunders on K. Love: “You’re Either Part of the Problem or Solution”

Flip is doing some reverse psychology on Love? It isn’t going to work, but might as well give it a shot. “Just like I told (Kevin) Garnett, he didn’t have a right to be frustrated,” Saunders More...

By Greg Smith On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Flip Saunders To Become New T-Wolves Coach

As the Timberwolves search for a new coach, a familiar name may be willing to come down from the front office and coach the team. According to Marc Stein, Flip Saunders is giving strong consideration to it: Posting More...

By Mark Gunnels On Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Flip Saunders On Kevin Love: “I Plan On Him Being Here”

Kevin Love was in Boston over the weekend taking pictures with Celtics fans, which led to further speculation about his future. Timberwolves president of basketball operations isn’t taking the trip too seriously. “The More...

By Glenn Erby On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Timberwolves Want Ricky Rubio To Become Better Shooter, Scorer

Ricky Rubio is the consummate floor general.  He can pass, see the play before it happens, and he’s becoming a pretty good leader. Rubio though is not that polished of a shooter or scorer.  He shot 34% More...

By Mark Gunnels On Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Flip Saunders Claims Pekovic’s Deal Doesn’t Impact Rubio,Love

  Wolves center Nikola Pekovic received a big payday last week. His deal is worth $60 million over the next five years, which raised some eyebrows. Pekovic is a very good player, but Ricky Rubio and Kevin More...

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