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Competitiveness drove Kobe Bryant to chase Jordan

...competitiveness drives him in the off-season to work to be able to play at the level he plays," Timber wolves coach Flip Saunders said. "His competitiveness during the games to dominate offensively and defensively and then his competitiveness of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-15/competitiveness-drove-kobe-br
Dallas Maverick forward Al-Farouq Aminu wishes trip could have happened

...training camp on as the team looks to reduce the wear and tear on him that has led to injuries the last two years.Coach Flip Saunders said they plan to give Pekovic days during camp. Pekovic has missed 48 games in the last two seasons due to injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-02/dallas-maverick-forward-al-fa
Hawks GM Danny Ferry mum about his draft plans

...what we do long-term available then," Ferry told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. TIMBERWOLVES: President Flip Saunders says his phone hasn't stopped ringing as the NBA Draft approaches.Saunders is a popular man because it is well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-24/hawks-gm-danny-ferry-mum-abou
Minnesota Timberwolves might part with coach Rick Adelman

...contract calls for a decision to be made no later than two weeks after the season ends.Adelman and Wolves president Flip Saunders have said they will sit down to discuss things after the season is over. Adelman did help bring a team that had won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-15/minnesota-timberwolves-might-part
76ers rookie Nerlens Noel likely to miss season

...finally gets a little something to hold on to, it's no surprise that Williams is appreciative.Timberwolves president Flip Saunders informed Williams on Tuesday morning that the team will pick up his contract option for next season, guaranteeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-22/76ers-rookie-nerlens-noel-lik
Overtime

...Timberwolves are working on re-signing restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic.President of basketball operations Flip Saunders says talks are "moving in a positive direction." Saunders has met with Pekovic's agent, Jeff Schwartz, and has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-08-12/overtime
Spurs' scouting pays big dividends

...that was a pick that a lot of people knew was going to be good," Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders said. "It's just at the time a lot of people didn't want to wait for him."The Spurs were willing to wait...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-06-17/spurs-scouting-pays-big-divid
Hawks snap skid, blow out Wizards

...jumped past Wall for the jam near the right baseline.Drew rested his starters in the fourth quarter. Wizards coach Flip Saunders did the same except for keeping Arenas in to work with the younger players.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2010-11-25/hawks-snap-skid-blow-out-wiza
NBA | Sports
Hawks' Smith steps up game

...beaten the Hawks since an overtime win in Atlanta on Jan. 11, 2008.I've been on the other end," Wizards coach Flip Saunders said. "It becomes very psychological. I wasn't even aware of it. I don't think usually what happens in previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-02-06/hawks-smith-steps-game
NBA | Sports
Coaching takes toll on ex-stars

...this season."He gets banged up a little bit, but you hope that ex-players can keep on playing," Wizards coach Flip Saunders said of Cassell. "I'm a firm believer that you want to keep your coaches, everyone, in shape. Coaching takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-04-07/coaching-takes-toll-ex-stars
NBA | Sports