For Adelman, family has always come first

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mary Kay Adelman sat regally four rows behind the Timberwolves bench, her gaze rarely straying away from her husband. When it did, it was to coddle her 5-month-old grandson, whom she held for the entire second half and two overtimes that in all likelihood closed out her spouse's Hall of Fame NBA career. Berating officials and wondering how in the heck a Jazz team...
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Rick Adelman reportedly won’t be back as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman’s tenure as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves is over after only three underwhelming seasons, according to the venerable and surprisingly still well-connected Star Tribune sportscolumnist Sid Hartman. Hartman writes on Thursday that a source of factors ultimately will contribute to Adelman’s departure, beginning and ending with the health of his wife,...
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Source says Adelman won't return as Wolves coach

There is no chance — zero — of Rick Adelman returning as Timberwolves head coach next season, according to one of the team’s decision-makers. Look for an announcement to that effect soon. Two college coaches mentioned as candidates to replace Adelman, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg, aren’t likely to take the job because of their popularity and...
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Report: Rick Adelman Out as TWolves Coach

After Minnesota finished the season missing the playoffs for the 10th year in a row with a record of 40-42, changes could be in the air. According to a Star Tribune report, Head Coach Rick Adelman is gone: There is no chance — zero — of Rick Adelman returning as Timberwolves head coach next season, according to one of the team’s decision-makers. Look for an announcement...
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Wolves end year with tough-to-stomach setback, enter offseason of uncertainty

MINNEAPOLIS -- Silence. The Timberwolves' public relations employee tried to indicate Kevin Love was done taking questions, but someone had to ask it. "Do you expect to be on this team next fall?" the reporter asked, just as the postgame media scrum was about to be shooed away. Love didn't say a word, just staring blankly past his heavily wrapped knees into the...
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As 'weird year' winds down, Adelman's retirement could be looming

MINNEAPOLIS -- Even before the season commenced, Rick Adelman bore the appearance of a man whittled down by decades of coaching in the NBA. His wrinkled complexion, gray hair and tired eyes lent credence to the stresses of a summer spent deciding whether or not to continue coaching or hang up the whistle. Five months, 76 games and a fistful of frustrating setbacks later, he doesn...
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Wolves' rotation problems have confounded Adelman

MINNEAPOLIS -- Anyone who's attended, watched or caught up on highlights of a Timberwolves game this season has seen it. That classic Rick Adelman expression. Palms turned skyward, arms outstretched, eyes widened in befuddlement. A call he doesn't agree with draws it. So does an erratic Alexey Shved air ball. And after trying -- and failing -- all season to establish an effective...
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Timberwolves believe Rick Adelman won’t leave team

In the latest chapter of what has been on ongoing issue for the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team has come forth to publicly state that they have faith head coach Rick Adelman won’t be leaving the team this season and resigning from his position. The issue stems from problems Adelman has been having with his wife’s health, something that dates back to last year when he was forced...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Adelman leaves Wolves' road trip to be with wife

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman flew to Minneapolis to be with his wife after Tuesday's win at the Phoenix Suns and will return for Saturday's game at the Sacramento Kings, according to a team spokesman. Adelman's wife, Mary Kay, has had issues with seizures and last season he missed 11 games in January to be with her. But her health is not an issue this time, the spokesman...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Adelman might leave the Minnesota Timberwolves.

As the eighth-winningest coach in NBA history, Rick Adelman has coached with a resolve made of steel. He recently said that needs of his family could outweigh the needs of the Minnesota Timberwolves at the end of this season. Adelman stepped down from his duties for 11 games earlier this season to tend to his ailing wife Mary Kay who was hospitalized with a seizure disorder. Please...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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