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Wizards Insider Archive: Flip Saunders

Andray Blatche latest Wizards player to be hurt

As if the injury situation couldn't get any worse for the Washington Wizards, their 95-76 loss to Milwaukee tonight included second-leading scorer Andray Blatche leaving early in the first quarter with a sprained right shoulder. The injury happened with 8 minutes 46 seconds to play after Blatche became trapped between...

By Gene Wang  | March 9, 2011; 2:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Andray Blatche, Cartier Martin, Flip Saunders, Josh Howard, Rashard Lewis  
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Flip Saunders on Detroit tumult: "It's unfortunate"

Joe's got it under control. (D.Lippitt/EinsteinPhoto/NBAE/Getty Images) Flip Saunders will not be with the Wizards when they face his former team, the Detroit Pistons, on Sunday. But before leaving to attend the wake and funeral of his late mother, Kay, Saunders spoke about the situation in Detroit, which has...

By Michael Lee  | March 6, 2011; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Flip Saunders  
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Flip Saunders to coach vs. Minnesota following mother's death

At the end of Wizards practice Friday, the players placed their hands in a circle and broke with the word, "Family!" That word probably had more meaning for the team as their leader was dealing with the loss of a loved one. Coach Flip Saunders's 90-year-old mother, Kay, passed earlier...

By Michael Lee  | March 4, 2011; 2:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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Randy Wittman to coach against Golden State

Lead assistant Randy Wittman will lead the Wizards on Wednesday as Coach Flip Saunders deals with a medical emergency involving his mother, Kay, in suburban Cleveland. Kay Saunders, 90, has been in poor health since late December and was recently placed in intensive care. According to a person with knowledge...

By Michael Lee  | March 2, 2011; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Flip Saunders misses practice, status uncertain for Golden State

Wizards Coach Flip Saunders missed another practice on Tuesday to tend to his ailing 90-year-old mother, Kay, in suburban Cleveland. Saunder's availability is in question for Wednesday's game against the Golden State Warriors With Saunders gone, assistant Randy Wittman ran the film session and a lengthy practice. Afterward, Wittman challenged...

By Michael Lee  | March 1, 2011; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Flip Saunders, Jordan Crawford, Maurice Evans, Mike Bibby, Mustafa Shakur  
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Wizards take more lumps, back down against Bulls

I hope to catch up to you one day, Derrick. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The Wizards have had their share of humiliating home losses this season, but their 105-77 loss to the Chicago Bulls is certainly up there among the worst. It's not just they got manhandled by...

By Michael Lee  | March 1, 2011; 12:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Andray Blatche, Flip Saunders, John Wall, Mike Bibby, Nick Young  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Wizards bench provides little support, Gene Wang , February 23, 2011
Wizards react to JaVale McGee in dunk contest, Gene Wang , February 22, 2011
First road win "felt like Christmas", Michael Lee , February 14, 2011
Al Thornton is out against Milwaukee, Michael Lee , February 9, 2011
Trevor Booker learning to play small forward, Michael Lee , February 6, 2011
Rashard Lewis ready for reunion with Orlando, Michael Lee , February 4, 2011
Jump ball: Who should be in control?, Washington Post editors , February 1, 2011
Wizards keep fighting...and losing on the road, Michael Lee , February 1, 2011
Jump ball: Should Flip Saunders keep his job?, Washington Post editors , January 31, 2011
On odd afternoon, Wizards get first quality win, Michael Lee , January 17, 2011
Nick Young's status "up in the air" for Toronto, Michael Lee , January 14, 2011
Wizards keep nope alive on the road, Michael Lee , January 14, 2011
New year, same problems for the Wizards, Michael Lee , January 2, 2011
Open thread: Wizards (8-22) at Pacers (13-17), Michael Lee , December 31, 2010
Flip Saunders's status unclear, Gene Wang , December 30, 2010
Open thread: Wizards (7-22) vs. Pacers (13-16), Gene Wang , December 29, 2010
Open thread: Wizards (6-13) at Lakers (14-6), Michael Lee , December 7, 2010
Wizards embarrassed again on national television, Michael Lee , November 26, 2010
Wizards hope to end road skid, Michael Lee , November 21, 2010
Wizards get flattened in Boston , Michael Lee , November 18, 2010
Wizards no longer timid, but remain winless, Michael Lee , October 31, 2010
Gilbert Arenas: 'I screwed up again', Michael Lee , October 13, 2010
 
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