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Flip Saunders

Philip Daniel Saunders (Flip)

Born: February 23, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio
High School: Cuyahoga Heights in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio
College: University of Minnesota
As Executive: MIN franchise, 2013-2015 (Full Record)

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W/L% W > .500 Finish G W L W/L% Notes
1995-96 40 NBA MIN 62 20 42 .323 -11.0 5
1996-97 41 NBA MIN 82 40 42 .488 -1.0 3 3 0 3 .000
1997-98 42 NBA MIN 82 45 37 .549 4.0 3 5 2 3 .400
1998-99 43 NBA MIN 50 25 25 .500 0.0 4 4 1 3 .250
1999-00 44 NBA MIN 82 50 32 .610 9.0 3 4 1 3 .250
2000-01 45 NBA MIN 82 47 35 .573 6.0 4 4 1 3 .250
2001-02 46 NBA MIN 82 50 32 .610 9.0 3 3 0 3 .000
2002-03 47 NBA MIN 82 51 31 .622 10.0 3 6 2 4 .333
2003-04 48 NBA MIN 82 58 24 .707 17.0 1 18 10 8 .556
2004-05 49 NBA MIN 51 25 26 .490 -0.5 3
2005-06 50 NBA DET 82 64 18 .780 23.0 1 18 10 8 .556
2006-07 51 NBA DET 82 53 29 .646 12.0 1 16 10 6 .625
2007-08 52 NBA DET 82 59 23 .720 18.0 1 17 10 7 .588
2009-10 54 NBA WAS 82 26 56 .317 -15.0 5
2010-11 55 NBA WAS 82 23 59 .280 -18.0 5
2011-12 56 NBA WAS 17 2 15 .118 -6.5 4
2014-15 59 NBA MIN 82 16 66 .195 -25.0 5 0 0 0
Career NBA 1246 654 592 .525 31.0 98 47 51 .480
11 seasons NBA MIN 819 427 392 .521 17.5 47 17 30 .362
3 seasons NBA DET 246 176 70 .715 53.0 51 30 21 .588
3 seasons NBA WAS 181 51 130 .282 -39.5

Transactions

December 18, 1995: Hired as Head Coach by the Minnesota Timberwolves

June 5, 2014: Hired as Head Coach by the Minnesota Timberwolves