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Players and teams around a NBA conflict to a flitting of Flip Saunders

Flip Saunders, who was a Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and conduct coach, passed away Sunday. He was 60.

In August, a Timberwolves announced Saunders had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In September, he was certified to a sanatorium after experiencing complications from chemotherapy treatment. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported earlier this month Saunders’s health had taken a downturn.

Saunders began a second coaching army with a Timberwolves in Jun 2014, one year after apropos boss of basketball operations. Saunders creatively coached Minnesota from ’95–05.

• GOLLIVER: Saunders lived a life of basketball | VAULT: Life on a Flip Side

Players and teams around a NBA common their condolences to a Saunders family.

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- Kenny Ducey and Rohan Nadkarni

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