WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Wizards have reached an agreement with Flip Saunders to become their head coach, sources said.
Yahoo! Sports reported a verbal agreement has been made on a four-year, $18 million contract, but that it won't be official until Saunders signs a contract.
Saunders last coached Detroit for three seasons, from the 2005 to 2008, with the Pistons reaching the East finals each season. Saunders was also the coach of Minnesota from 1995-96 to 2004-05. In his 13 seasons with the Timberwolves and Pistons, Saunders' teams had a 587-396 record.