NBA's Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders Has Hodgkin's Lymphoma

  • Diagnosis was made two months ago, team says on Twitter
  • Saunders won't miss time while undergoing treatment for cancer

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the team said.

Saunders, who is also the team’s president of basketball operations, is undergoing chemotherapy for what his doctors called “a very treatable and curable form of cancer.”

The diagnosis was made two months ago.

The National Basketball Association team said Saunders, 60, won’t miss time while being treated.

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