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Latest Flip Saunders Items
Losing hurts, and Washington Wizards coach Flip Saunders will not hesitate to admit it. It hurts him, his coaching staff, and — he hopes — his players.
It was the kind of transcendent performance everyone has been waiting to see all season from John Wall, including Wall himself — a career-high 38 points, eight assists, and just two turnovers.
On the second night of a back-to-back with the Philadelphia 76ers, the Washington Wizards played much better than they did in the first — they lost by 13 points instead of 31.
Just hours before the Washington Wizards picked up their first win of the season against the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, Flip Saunders and John Wall had a talk.
Listening to Washington Wizards coach Flip Saunders, it's easy to imagine him as the manager of a young, inexperienced fighter. As Saunders shouts instructions, his fighter nods his understanding. But seconds later, his fighter is hit again, as if all the teaching evaporates with each blow.
Andray Blatche tried his best to stick up for Flip Saunders. But the Wizards forward might inadvertently have done his coach more harm than good.
With 7:31 left in the fourth quarter, the boos began to rain down loudly on the Wizards at Verizon Center on Sunday. Washington was down by 20 to the Minnesota Timberwolves and on its way to a 93-72 loss.
With 24.3 seconds left in Friday night's game, the Washington Wizards led the New York Knicks by one point. John Wall had just scored on a fast break to put the Wizards ahead, and the Verizon Center crowd was on its feet, feeling a victory. It would have been the Wizards' first this season.
Perhaps the best moment for the Washington Wizards against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night was just before the opening tip, when Rashard Lewis received a huge ovation from the fans in the city where he spent three and half seasons.