Terrible, awful, sad news today: Flip Saunders has passed away at the age of 60.
It is with extreme sadness to report that today Phil “Flip” Saunders has passed away at age 60. pic.twitter.com/l8tthTocAt
— Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) October 25, 2015
Saunders, who coached the Wolves, Pistons and Wizards over a long career, lost his battle with cancer Sunday morning.
Per ESPN, Saunders is survived by a wife and four children, including son Ryan, who is a Wolves assistant coach.
Rest in peace, Coach.