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Flip Saunders

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Ten-year coach from the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves who also coached the Pistons as well as the Wizards. He came back to his alma mater, the College or university of Minnesota, to teach for five years before becoming a member of the NBA. He led the Timberwolves with their 1st playoff appearance in 1996-97. His boy Ryan adopted in his footsteps, playing university basketball in the College or university of Minnesota. He was a teammate of Kevin McHale in the College or university of Minnesota.

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Full Name Flip Saunders
Date Of Birth February 23, 1955
Died October 25, 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Place Of Birth Cleveland, OH
Height 1.8 m
Weight 79 kg
Profession Basketball Coach
Education Cuyahoga Heights High School, University of Minnesota
Nationality American
Spouse Debbie Saunders, Debbie Saunders
Children Ryan Saunders, Kimberly Saunders, Mindy Saunders, Rachel Saunders
Parents Kay Saunders, Walter Saunders
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#Fact
1Inducted into the University of Minnesota M Club Hall of Fame in 2004.
2Named the Timberwolves' President of Basketball Operations on 3 May 2013.
3NBA analyst for ESPN, 31 October 2012-May 2013.
4Head coach of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves (1995-2005), Detroit Pistons (2005-2008), and Washington Wizards (2009-2012).


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Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - ESPN NBA Analyst / Himself - MInnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations
Rome Is Burning2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2006TV SeriesHimself

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rome Is Burning2007-2008TV SeriesHimself

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