Timberwolves Confirm Adelman Hire
The Timberwolves have confirmed an agreement with Rick Adelman to become its 10th coach in franchise history. Adelman is expected to sign a contract soon. Adelman was chosen over finalist Don Nelson for the job. Adelman is a 65-year old veteran head coach of 20 NBA seasons. He has a record of 945 wins and 616 loses. Adelman has coached at Portland, Golden State, Sacramento and most recently Houston.
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is a former teammate of Adelman's son when both were living in Oregon. Love told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Adelman is a great head coach. Adelman replaces Kurt Rambis who was fired after just 2 seasons with the Wolves and a combined 32 wins.