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NEW ORLEANS -- Rick Adelman has missed the Minnesota Timberwolves' past two games in order to be with his wife, Mary Kay, who is in the hospital.
Adelman has been away from the team since Monday and last coached Saturday night against Portland. His status remains day-to-day; a return date has not yet been announced, and the team first released the reason for his absence Thursday morning.
Assistant coach Terry Porter will continue to lead the Timberwolves in Adelman's absence. He has coached them to a 1-1 record, with a win over Atlanta and a loss in Oklahoma City. The team next plays in New Orleans on Friday and will take a 16-16 record into that game.
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MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman will miss Tuesday's game against Atlanta in Minneapolis for personal reasons.
The coach was absent from Monday's practice and Tuesday's shootaround, and the announcement that he'd be absent Tuesday night came just three hours before tipoff. Assistant coach Terry Porter will serve as acting head coach. No word has been given...
NEW ORLEANS -- The Timberwolves were down to nine healthy players at Friday's shootaround; Lazar Hayward is now ill and questionable for the game in New Orleans, and J.J. Barea remains in Dallas, where he went to see a doctor about his back problems. The soonest he will join the team is for its Sunday game in San Antonio.
Rick Adelman also remains away from the team with his...
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman was not at the arena for Tuesday night's game against Atlanta due to personal reasons.
The team released a statement a few hours before the Wolves were set to play the Hawks announcing assistant Terry Porter would coach the team in Adelman's place. Adelman also missed practice on Monday.
It was not immediately known if the coach...
Kevin Love will miss eight to 10 weeks after he undergoes surgery on the third and fourth metacarpals on his broken right hand. According to multiple reports, the surgery will take place next week.
Love flew to New York Wednesday to consult with Dr. Andy Weiland, a hand specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery who treated him for his past two hand injuries. At the appointment...
MINNEAPOLIS Ricky Rubio answered the question like there'd never been a doubt.
Yes, he said. Yes, he'll be playing in Oklahoma City Wednesday night, tomorrow night, really, when he said it. And tomorrow night implies back-to-back, which is just what the Timberwolves are facing and just what Rubio has heretofore been banned from.
"My first back-to-back," he said...
MINNEAPOLIS Dante Cunningham is not among the league leaders in steals. Not steals per minute, either. Steals per clutch moment, though if that were a stat, you have to know the forward would be up there.
With 15 seconds remaining in the Timberwolves' 108-103 win over Atlanta on Tuesday, Cunningham lurched the ball away from Josh Smith, ensuring a foul, two free throws, and...
Kevin Love will miss the next eight to 10 weeks after needing surgery to repair a right hand that is broken for the second time this season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star visited a hand specialist in New York on Wednesday. It's the latest major injury to a team that has suffered them all season long.
Love missed the first three weeks of the regular season after breaking...
The Minnesota Timberwolves hoped that they could avoid surgery for forward Kevin Love. According to ESPN.com, the team announced that Love is expected to be out for eight to 10 weeks after breaking his right hand for the second time this season.Love missed the first three weeks of the regular season after breaking his right hand in the preseason. He returned faster than most expected...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves keep losing players, and Tuesday night, they played without their coach as well. Still they pushed their record back above .500 this late in the season for the first time since 2007, earning a 108-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Target Center. With coach Rick Adelman absent due to what the team called a personal matter, top assistant...
MINNEAPOLIS This is bad. Epically bad, in fact. Ugly bad. Head-shakingly bad. Tied for 21th-worst all-time bad.
If you haven't guessed it yet, I'm referring to the Timberwolves' 3-point shooting this season. As a team, they're shooting a collective 30.1 percent from long range, which is a resounding worst in the NBA and, among teams all-time that have attempted more...
Ricky Rubio proved last night why he's known as the most creative passer in the NBA. Check out the video below of Rubio tossing a pass between his legs through two defenders to Lou Amundson. Sadly Lou couldn't convert the basket to top it all off, but you can't blame Rubio for his crappy teammate.
The Timberwolves went on to get crushed 106-84 by the OKC...
Plus he adds a behind the back dime to boot
Looking for the assist of Wednesday night in National Basketball Association? We here at Outside the Boxscore have it for you.
It happened during the Minnesota Timberwolves/Oklahoma City Thunder game as Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio threaded a between-the-legs pass past two Thunder defenders.
The beneficiary of Ricky's assist was Minnesota forward Louis Amundson: