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Flip Saunders (1955-2015)
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On Sunday the Minnesota Timberwolves announced that Flip Saunders, the team’s head coach, has died. Saunders, 60, had been receiving treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Members of the NBA family took to social media to share their condolences, and to remember Saunders — the coach and the person:

It is with extreme sadness to report that today Phil “Flip” Saunders has passed away at age 60. 1955-2015 #RIPFlip

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Pat Riley has released the following statement on the passing of Flip Saunders.

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This hit home, Rest in peace coach Flip Saunders a Great Men praying for the Saunders Family #FCancer

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We are deeply saddened to learn about the loss of Flip Saunders. Rest in peace, Flip.

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Our thoughts are with the Minnesota Timberwolves today. Rest in peace, Flip.

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Pacers President Larry Bird, on the passing of Flip Saunders.

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Forever in my heart….

Posted by Kevin Garnett on Sunday, October 25, 2015