Saunders Family Statement

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The following is a statement from the Saunders family regarding today’s announcement that Flip Saunders will take a leave of absence from his Timberwolves duties:

 “A sincere thank you to the medical team that has been watching over Flip throughout this process. Since his initial diagnosis, the support we have received from everyone has been tremendous. Our focus right now is on Flip and his healing process. We are grateful for the prayers, concern, and support for Flip and our family during this time. The family would appreciate everyone continuing to respect our privacy going forward as we journey down the road ahead. We are fully committed to Flip’s long-term health and look forward to him returning to his Timberwolves responsibilities at the appropriate time.” 


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