Flip Saunders

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    August 14, 2013

    Flip Saunders breaks news of Nikola Pekovic's re-signing on Twitter [UPDATE]

    -- Update at bottom --We live in a world where general managers of professional sports teams break news of their own team's major contract agreements on Twitter.Here's what Timberwolves GM Flip Saunders tweeted moments ago:#wolvesnation. We have agreed to terms with Pek.-- Flip Saunders (@Flip_Saund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Timberwolves reportedly set to bring back Flip Saunders, jettison David KAAAHN!

    The David KAAAAHN! era is over. Somewhere, Bill Simmons is weeping.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio, facing recovery from devastating injury, displays wisdom beyond his years The man reportedly set to replace Kahn as Timberwolves president of basketball operations is a familiar face -- former T-Wolves coach Fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2013

    Flip Saunders reportedly turns down U of M men's basketball coaching job [UPDATE]

    -- Original post published Friday afternoon; update at bottom -- Sure, you have to take everything "The Common Man" Dan Cole says during his KFAN show with a grain of salt, but his sources when it comes to University of Minnesota men's basketball have been solid.SEE ALSO: DFL Rep. Gene Pelowski: Tub ... More >>

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    January 24, 2006
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    July 22, 2005
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    March 24, 2005
  • Sports

    March 16, 2005

    The Source of All Swagger

    When you've got swagger, you look like a winner. When you don't, you look like the Wolves.

  • Sports

    February 23, 2005

    With Friends Like KG

    Kevin Garnett remains the best player in the NBA. But considering his ill-judged and mostly graceless role in the Flip Saunders affair, maybe its time we all stopped calling him a great leader

  • Sports

    February 16, 2005

    Scapegoat Time

    The Wolves cap a lost season by thinking like losers

  • Sports

    February 9, 2005

    Canine Distemper

    Forget About the Wolves Bandwagon. Now Might Be the Time to Climb Aboard the Tow Truck.

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    What Happened?

    Everybody thought the Wolves would contend for an NBA crown this year, and some picked them to win it. Not anymore: how egos and contracts turned one of the league's highest-paid teams into middle-of-the-pack underachievers.

  • Sports

    January 26, 2005

    One For The Team

    In praise of Fred Hoiberg

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    January 19, 2005

    Shuffling the Starters

    The Wolves lineup shuffle only partly fixes their underachievement problem

  • Sports

    January 12, 2005

    An Emergency Prescription

    One proposal for turning around the Wolves season

  • Sports

    December 29, 2004

    The Defense Rests

    Can the Wolves overcome their underachieving ways?

  • Sports

    December 15, 2004

    Up And Down

    If Flip can coach the Wolves to a decisive win over Sacramento, what's his team doing losing to the Bulls?

  • Sports

    November 10, 2004

    Underachieving with Attitude

    The early omens aren't good for Sam Cassell and the Wolves

  • Sports

    November 3, 2004

    A Season on the Brink

    Will a healthy Wolves roster take the team forward or backward?

  • Sports

    May 12, 2004

    Something Wild

    After two roller-coaster games, the formula for success is obvious. Will the Wolves follow it?

  • Sports

    May 5, 2004

    At a Loss

    The Wolves are caught between styles and running out of time

  • Sports

    May 5, 2004

    Flip Flops?

    Is Flip Saunders coaching the Wolves into a premature summer vacation?

  • Sports

    April 28, 2004

    One Down...

    Bold coaching helps the Wolves eliminate the Nuggets

  • News

    April 14, 2004

    How The West Was Won

    On the brink of the playoffs, the Wolves' brain trust breaks down the best season in franchise history

  • Sports

    December 24, 2003

    Looking Fierce

    The Wolves find a groove

  • Sports

    November 26, 2003

    A Hard Road

    Banged-up team meets brutal schedule

  • Sports

    October 22, 2003

    This Is It

    The future is now

  • Sports

    February 26, 2003

    Hope After All

    Maybe the Timberwolves can get closer to the promised land. Maybe.

  • Sports

    February 12, 2003

    Another "A" for Effort

    The Wolves: Heroically mediocre, again

  • Sports

    January 15, 2003

    Point Blank

    In a pinch, AP belongs at point guard

  • Sports

    December 4, 2002

    Slow Motion

    Even when they win, the Wolves play like losers

  • Sports

    November 20, 2002

    A Veteran Clamps Down

    The Wolves find an unexpected bright spot

  • News

    November 6, 2002


    Despite KG's best efforts, it looks like another year, another one-and-out for the troubled Wolves. If they're lucky.

  • Sports

    May 1, 2002

    Wait Until Next Year?

    What the Wolves could and should do to improve

  • Sports

    April 24, 2002

    An Unpleasant Postmortem

    As predicted, it's three-and-out for the lowly Wolves

  • Sports

    March 20, 2002

    Flip Flop

    The Wolves are ailing--and the coach must find the cure

  • Sports

    March 13, 2002

    A Pivotal Home Stand

    It's Crunch Time for the Wolves

  • News

    November 14, 2001

    In The Zone

    The NBA embraces a long-prohibited defensive style. The Timberwolves are poised to cash in.

  • Sports

    February 7, 2001


    The T-Wolves are scoring more points, but that's not why they've won ten consecutive games

  • Sports

    January 3, 2001

    Howling in the Wind

    Despite the best start in franchise history, the Wolves are staring down a long winter

  • Sports

    April 5, 2000

    On Point

    Will the real Bobby Jackson please stand up?

  • Sports

    March 8, 2000

    Most of the Right Moves

    Coach Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves' turnaround

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    February 2, 2000

    Passing Into Greatness

    Everything's going the Timberwolves' way. But is everything enough?

  • Sports

    October 27, 1999

    Make Room for Wally

    The T-Wolves may well land in the playoffs again, but 2000's still a rebuilding year

  • Sports

    May 12, 1999

    Heavy Lifting

    If the Wolves intend to compete in '00, there's workout to be done

  • Sports

    May 6, 1998

    Power Forward

    The Wolves' round-one playoff ouster wasn't all bad news

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Great Expectations

    Fresh from their first decent season and fronted by a pair of 21st-century superstars, the Timberwolves have gained the league's respect and the fans' enthusiasm. Now comes the hard part.

  • Sports

    February 26, 1997
  • News

    November 6, 1996


    Whether the 1996-97 Timberwolves will make their perennially promised leap forward depends in large measure on the chemistry between three of the team's key pairings: Kevin McHale and Flip Saunders; Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury; and Tom Gugliotta and

  • Sports

    June 19, 1996


    Getting The Point

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    January 24, 1996
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