Found June 05, 2014 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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Former yea coach and current Timberwolves president of basketball operations, Flip Saunders, will return to coach the team next year. According to TwinCities.com: Flip Saunders finally hired someone to coach the Timberwolves. Himself. The team’s president of basketball operations put himself back on the Wolves’ sideline, according to an NBA source close to the situation who confirmed a report from the Associated Press. The post Flip Saunders To Coach Timberwolves appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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