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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,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Wednesday: Adelman returns, in good spirits

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rick Adelman missed the Timberwolves' game Monday and practice Tuesday for the same reason he stepped aside temporarily last season. But the head coach says his wife, after suffering a minor health setback, is in stable shape. "It's just something, my wife had a little problem and that is it," Adelman said before Wednesday's game against Denver...
Via Fox Sports North
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Adelman: Wolves disadvantaged with heavy travel

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rick Adelman learned his lesson after asking the NBA for a reprieve regarding Minnesota's demanding travel schedule. "They sent us the Mexico," the Timberwolves coach cracked after practice this week. "That's why we don't ask again." Minnesota will log more miles to play than any other NBA team this season, a fact bolstered by its Dec...
Via Fox Sports North
October 25, 2013  |  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...
Via Players View
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Adelman says wife dealing with seizures

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has been trying to keep a lid on his wife's health issues that caused him to be away from the team for three weeks. Mary Kay Adelman didn't seem to understand why, so Rick Adelman has revealed that she has been suffering from seizures. Rick Adelman returned to the Timberwolves after his hiatus on Monday and declined to talk specifically...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Adelmans wife has been suffering seizures

MINNEAPOLIS Mary Kay told him to do it. At least, that's what Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman said Tuesday when he confirmed one of the NBA's worst-kept secrets, that his wife has been suffering from unexplained seizures. Until then, Adelman had been evasive about her health problems, and rightfully so; when he rejoined the team Monday after three weeks away, the coach was...
Via Fox Sports North
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Adelman to miss at least two more games

Rick Adelman is not expected to rejoin the Minnesota Timberwolves in San Antonio on Sunday or Dallas on Monday, according to Terry Porter, who's been acting as head coach in Adelman's absence. Adelman has been with his wife, Mary Kay, while she's been hospitalized, and he hasn't coached the team since Jan. 5. With that announcement, the coach will not be with the...
Via Fox Sports North
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Adelman tending to wife, who is in hospital

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...
Via Fox Sports North
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolves Adelman out for game against Hawks

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...
Via Fox Sports North
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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