Flip Saunders: 'I'm The Coach Until I Say I'm Not'Flip Saunders, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations, says he will also serve as the team's coach "until I feel we need to move in a different direction."
Wolves' Kevin Martin Says He Won't Cut CornersIn the final game of last season, and the final game of Rick Adelman's coaching career, Kevin Martin went down swinging. While most of the Minnesota Timberwolves slogged through one last game in a massively disappointing season, Martin went after the Utah Jazz. He scored a season-high 36 points, attacked the rim to get to the free throw line for 10 shots and even came up with a couple of steals before fouling out in a rare show of aggression on the defensive end from him.
Saunders Returns To Bench In Minnesota Flip Saunders spent the entire summer with his executive hat on, banging his head against a wall for a full month thanks to an arcane NBA rule that forced his Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers to wait 30 days before completing a trade for Kevin Love.
Saunders Assumes Unique Position Of Power In NBA When Flip Saunders sat down at a press conference Friday, he assumed a position of power within the Minnesota Timberwolves that sets him apart from most everyone else in the NBA.
Wolves GM: Love Talks Haven't Heated Up Yet Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton says the team remains patient in its pursuit of a new coach and has yet to see any trade talks start to heat up.
Saunders Begins Search For Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders is a former coach himself, so he knows how coveted a head coaching job in the NBA can be.
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Timberwolves' Rick Adelman Retiring After 23 Years Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned. Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday morning, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
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Jazz Beat Wolves In What Could Be Adelman's Last GameRick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn't hide the disappointment. He was sure his Minnesota Timberwolves were going to respond in the season finale, finishing a year of unmet expectations on a high note against the lowly Utah Jazz.
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