Legendary NBA basketball coach Flip Saunders passed away Sunday at the age of 60 after complications while fighting Hodgkin lymphoma cancer. Support from around the sports world poured out for Sanders, who coached for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons, and Washington Wizards.
— SI NBA (@si_nba) October 25, 2015
— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 25, 2015
Praying and sending my condolences to the Saunders family.. RIP Flip #GoneToSoon
— Reggie Miller (@ReggieMillerTNT) October 25, 2015
Rest in Paradise Flip. You were my favorite coach when I rooted for the Pistons as a shorty. Prayers go out to the Saunders Family.
— Jabari Parker (@JabariParker) October 25, 2015
RIP Flip Saunders. So sad. Good man.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) October 25, 2015
My thoughts and prayers go out to Coach Flip Saunders family and friends. Rest In Heaven Coach, you will be missed! pic.twitter.com/LaBUbzLqPV
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) October 25, 2015
One of the saddest days in the NBA that I can remember: Flip Saunders, great coach & great man, has passed away at a mere 60 years old #RIP
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) October 25, 2015
RIP to @Flip_Saunders … Had the pleasure to play for him and get to know him. Great coach and Person!!! My heart goes out to his family
— Baron Davis (@Baron_Davis) October 25, 2015
RIP to Flip Saunders. Always generous with his time and wisdom.
— Colin Cowherd (@ColinCowherd) October 25, 2015
The world, not just sports, lost a great man today. RIP Flip Saunders!
— Ron Jaworski (@jawsespn) October 25, 2015
RIP coach Flip Saunders my fist coach in the NBA it was a pleasure playing for you, my condolences goes out to your family. A photo posted by @iamamirjohnson on
— Isiah Thomas (@iamisiahthomas) October 25, 2015
— Corey Brewer (@TheCoreyBrewer) October 25, 2015