Flip Saunders

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    June 6, 2014

    Flip Saunders hires Flip Saunders to coach Timberwolves: Top tweets

    As Roger Daltrey of The Who once said, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss..."Yesterday, Flip Saunders -- the winningest, longest-tenured coach in Timberwolves history -- hired himself to become the new-old coach of the team. That's possible because Saunders was hired last summer by Glen Taylor ... More >>

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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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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

    The Three-Pointer: Flip's Revenge

    1. Child is father to the man 2. Snuffed out. 3. A class act and an annoying facade.

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    July 22, 2005
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    March 24, 2005

    Nice Flip: From KG to Lebron?

    Saunders tops Cavs wish list After Paul Silas was unceremoniously canned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, it didn?t take long for former Wolves coach Flip Saunders to move into heavy rotation in the rumor milling over who will pilot the Cavs next season. The Akron Beacon Journal and ... More >>

  • 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.

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    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

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    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.

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    January 19, 2005

    Shuffling the Starters

    The Wolves lineup shuffle only partly fixes their underachievement problem

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    January 12, 2005

    An Emergency Prescription

    One proposal for turning around the Wolves season

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    December 29, 2004

    The Defense Rests

    Can the Wolves overcome their underachieving ways?

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    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?

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    November 10, 2004

    Underachieving with Attitude

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

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    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?

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    May 5, 2004

    At a Loss

    The Wolves are caught between styles and running out of time

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    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

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    December 24, 2003

    Looking Fierce

    The Wolves find a groove

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    November 26, 2003

    A Hard Road

    Banged-up team meets brutal schedule

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    October 22, 2003

    This Is It

    The future is now

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    February 26, 2003

    Hope After All

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

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    February 12, 2003

    Another "A" for Effort

    The Wolves: Heroically mediocre, again

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    January 15, 2003

    Point Blank

    In a pinch, AP belongs at point guard

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    December 4, 2002

    Slow Motion

    Even when they win, the Wolves play like losers

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    January 3, 2001

    Howling in the Wind

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

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    April 5, 2000

    On Point

    Will the real Bobby Jackson please stand up?

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    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?

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    October 27, 1999

    Make Room for Wally

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

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    May 12, 1999

    Heavy Lifting

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

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    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.

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    February 26, 1997
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    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

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    June 19, 1996


    Getting The Point

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    January 24, 1996
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