Flip Saunders top candidate for Wizards coaching job

Flip Saunders appears to be the top candidate for the coaching job with the Washington Wizards, ESPN reported.

Saunders spent his first 9 1/2 seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, taking them to the playoffs eight times and lost to the Lakers in the Western Conference finals in 2004. Then he coached the Pistons for three seasons and lost in the Eastern Conference finals all three years. One against Miami, Cleveland, and the last one last year against the Celtics.