Wolves player profile: J.J. Barea
for some semblance of backup help, Barea played even more erratically than ever. He took and missed shots when coach Rick Adelman put him on the floor in clutch situations, and he never showed the touch that made him an NBA Finals hero for the Mavericks
Timberwolves rookies work hard to prepare for NBA
basic, skeleton work through play progressions, too. Hummel called it somewhat similar to now-retired head man Rick Adelman 's schemes, though Saunders and his staff have yet to implement much of the playbook. That'll wait until training
Timberwolves plan plenty of rest for injury-plagued Nikola Pekovic
3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks, giving the Wolves some much-needed rim protection on defense. Previous head coach Rick Adelman has long been reluctant to play rookies, so Dieng is hopeful that Saunders, the man who drafted him, will give him
Wolves player profile: Gorgui Dieng
and backup Ronny Turiaf is out with a right elbow contusion that will cost him 31 games. Reluctantly, Wolves coach Rick Adelman inserts Dieng. He's almost immediately whistled for a foul. At the other end of the floor, he misses and easy flush
Timberwolves dropped by Spurs
Coach Rick Adelman on the Timberwolves' 104-86 loss to the Spurs.
Adelman steps down
Rick Adelman is stepping down as Timberwolves' head coach.
T-wolves fall to surging Raptors
Rick Adelman on Minnesota's 111-104 loss to Toronto.
Wolves edged out by Suns
Head coach Rick Adelman comments on the Minnesota Timberwolves' tough loss to the Phoenix Suns.
Adelman calling for better defense
T-Wolves coach Rick Adelman reacts to their loss to the Spurs.
Wolves' rally falls short against Mavs
Rick Adelman on the loss to the Mavs and the final possession involving Kevin Love.