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Veteran NBA coach Flip Saunders dies at 60

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Oct 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-25 14:53:05-04
By Mariano Castillo

CNN

(CNN) — Phil “Flip” Saunders, head coach of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, has died, the team announced Sunday.

Saunders, who also served as the team’s president of basketball operations and part owner, was 60.

The veteran coach was being treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Friday, the team announced that Saunders would sit out the upcoming basketball season.

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