On Sunday morning, Minnesota Timberwolves President and Head Coach, Phil “Flip” Saunders, died of cancer. He was 60.
During his 35 years of coaching, Saunders spent his time on the sidelines with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons, and Washington Wizards. Saunders was an accomplished coach whose astuteness for the game was loved and admired. He led the Timberwolves to eight consecutive playoff appearances and helped mold former MVP Kevin Garnett.
It is with extreme sadness to report that today Phil “Flip” Saunders has passed away at age 60. pic.twitter.com/l8tthTocAt
— Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) October 25, 2015
Saunders is survived by his four children and wife.
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