WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Latest Sports

Adelman Misses Game For Personal Reasons

View Comments
(credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

(credit: David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Timberwolves Central
Shop for Timberwolves Gear
Buy Timberwolves Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things From 04/23
  2. Stillwater Man Helps Carry Fellow Boston Marathon Runner
  3. Disturbing Audio Played To Smith Jury
  4. Put Down The Phone, Parents; It Could Be Affecting Your Kids
  5. Locally-Owned Company Offers Green Suggestions For Your Home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman was not at the arena for Tuesday night’s game against Atlanta due to personal reasons.

The team released a statement a few hours before the Wolves were set to play the Hawks announcing assistant Terry Porter would coach the team in Adelman’s place. Adelman also missed practice on Monday.

It was not immediately known if the coach would accompany the team to start its road trip at Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

The Timberwolves did get some good news when they found out point guard Ricky Rubio and center Nikola Pekovic were available to play. Rubio missed four straight games with back spasms after coming back from a torn ACL in his left knee.

Pekovic strained his left hip against Portland on Saturday night.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus