R.J. ADELMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announces retirement

MINNEAPOLIS -- Venerated, yet underrated. Innovative, yet fundamental. And now, history. Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced his retirement Thursday, confirming season-long notions he'd coach his last regular-season game when Minnesota hosted Utah on Wednesday, April 16. With an ailing wife he loves dearly at his side and more than two decades of successes, failures and...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will these cameras make box scores obsolete?

MINNEAPOLIS Pass, pass, shot. Pass, turnover. Rebound, shot, rebound, turnover. Dribble, dribble, dribble. For nearly every game at the beginning of last season, R.J. Adelman's handwritten notes were detailed, copious. They came not just from his time on the bench but from the hours he logged in his office after games watching video. Win or lose, the Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Kahn working with Babcock, RJ Adelman on draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves' pre-draft preparations have a new look this summer. President David Kahn has divided the duties that were held by former assistant GM Tony Ronzone between director of basketball operations Rob Babcock and director of player personnel R.J. Adelman. Ronzone and the Timberwolves parted ways last year after two seasons on the job. Kahn did not fill his...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Porter joins Adelmans staff with Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS With the start of training camp just two days away, time had been running out for new Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman to assemble his staff. On Wednesday, Adelman took care of that problem, adding a two-time former NBA head coach in Terry Porter and a total of more than 160 years of coaching and playing experience to his bench. Joining Porter will be Jack...
Via Fox Sports North
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Stats guys should be happy

This was on 1500ESPN.com. It should make some of the advanced analytics guys happy. He was at Houston which is regularly cited as a team on the forefront of statistical analysis. Front-office shakeups One of the few pieces of news to come out of Target Center during the lockout was the mutual agreement to part ways with assistant general manager Tony Ronzone in September after...
Via Timberwolves Central
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Son of Adelman to join Wolves' front office

R.J. Adelman is expected to assume a role in player personnel matters when the NBA lockout ends, league sources said Friday.
Via StarTribune.com
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Wolves To Hire Adelman's Son For Front Office Role

R.J. Adelman is known for bringing statistical analysis to his evaluation.
Via RealGM
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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