MINNEAPOLIS Media day 2012 is in the books, and the Timberwolves will head to Mankato for training camp for the remainder of the week. I'll be there with updates on Tuesday and Wednesday, but to tide you over until then, here's some more from Monday's information overload session at the Target Center:
No two-a-days for Rick Adelman: While in Mankato, the Timberwolves will be practicing just once a day, not twice like many teams do during training camp. Over the years, Adelman has come to embrace that philosophy, finding that he accomplishes more with just one longer session.
Early on in his career, Adelman noticed that if he began holding two-a-days, after a few days of camp, veterans would stop showing up to the morning practices, and he and his staff were left instructing the training camp invitees, who are unlikely to make the roster. That experience coupled with the league's restrictions on contact in morning practices changed Adelman's philosophy.