STrib: Flip Saunders still on minds of Wolves players

BleedGopher

Well-known member
Joined
Nov 11, 2008
Messages
49,708
Reaction score
705
Points
113
Big feature in the STrib on the former Gopher and all-time fan favorite:

Saunders died on a Sunday morning, less than five months after he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Three days after their coach died, the Wolves beat the Lakers in Los Angeles to open a schedule in which they carried his memory on their shoulders with a memorial uniform patch and more expressively in their hearts.

“When Flip passed away, it took me like two months to get back to normal,” Dieng said. “I couldn’t sleep. Sometimes I came to the game and I didn’t feel like playing. It was just a tough time for me. I feel like he gave me everything I’ve got today: He drafted me. He brought me here. He always fought for me to play.”

http://www.startribune.com/flip-saunders-still-on-minds-of-wolves-players/398133961/

Go Gophers!!
 
Top Bottom