Flip Saunders

Garnett Returns To Help Wolves, Mitchell While Flip Is AwayFlip Saunders brought Kevin Garnett back home to help turn a young, impressionable Minnesota Timberwolves roster into a group that can pull the franchise out of a decade of futility. Now that Saunders is on leave from the team while battling cancer, Garnett's return has never been more important.
Wolves Add Assistant Coach, Promote Calvin BoothThe Minnesota Timberwolves have promoted Calvin Booth to director of player personnel and added assistant coach Bryan Gates to the coaching staff. The Timberwolves announced the moves Wednesday. Booth joined the Timberwolves two years ago as director of player programs.
Kander Comes To Minnesota To Work Magic With WolvesArnie Kander was retired. The well-respected physical therapist and strength coach had called it a career and was assimilating to his first summer out of the NBA in nearly a quarter century.
Wolves Coach Saunders Takes Leave To Undergo Cancer TreatmentFlip Saunders has been hospitalized for testing and treatment following a setback in his fight with cancer, leaving his leadership roles with the Minnesota Timberwolves indefinitely to focus on his health.
Report: Sam Mitchell Taking Over As Timberwolves Interim Head CoachAbout a month after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, it appears Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders will be at least temporarily stepping away from the sideline at Target Center.
Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders Diagnosed With Hodgkin's LymphomaThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Team officials said Saunders is currently undergoing chemotherapy for what doctors are saying is a "very treatable and curable form of cancer."
Minnesota Timberwolves Introduce European Star BjelicaFive years after he was acquired, the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally added Nemanja Bjelica to their roster. Bjelica was introduced at a news conference Wednesday.
Garnett Signs Contract With TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he plans to start Kevin Garnett next season and believes he can still make a significant impact at age 39.
Tyus Jones Realizes His NBA Dream With TimberwolvesTyus Jones is realizing his NBA dream in his home state with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded two second-round picks and a future draft choice for the rights to Jones.
Wolves Coach Flip Saunders: 'We're Taking The Best Player'Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor? The decision has been debated for months, with Towns widely expected to be the choice. Flip Saunders knows who he will take with the Timberwolves' number-one overall pick Thursday night -- but he isn't saying.
Saunders, Timberwolves Ready To Shine On NBA Draft NightThe Minnesota Timberwolves have spent the last 11 years hidden in the NBA shadows. Now the organization is preparing for a rare moment in the sun. The Timberwolves have the first pick in the draft on Thursday night for the first time in the franchise's hard-luck history.
Potential Top Pick Karl-Anthony Towns Works Out For WolvesKentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft. Towns arrived in the Twin Cities on Friday night. He took a tour of the Wolves' new $25 million practice facility and dined with owner Glen Taylor, President Flip Saunders and several other team officials.