Adelman gone from Wolves because wife is in hospital

  • Updated: January 10, 2013 - 11:07 AM

The Timberwolves said Thursday morning that coach Rick Aderlman has missed the last two games to be with his wife, who is in the hospital.

The team made the news public on its Twitter feed:

 

 

Top assistant Terry Porter again coached the team in Oklahoma City , one night after the Wolves beat Atlanta 108-103 at Target Center.

Adelman's son, David, has remained with the team, working daily in his job as player development coach while his father remains in Minneapolis. Father and son talk regularly and Porter said he has talked daily with Adelman as well.

"Every day, pre-game, post-game, how the game went, how the meetings went," Porter said. "He's still very much in contact with what's going on. He's gotten multiple views on how everything is going."

Porter said he didn't know when asked if he will coach the team again Friday in New Orleans.

"I know I got it tonight," he said before Wednesday's game.

JERRY ZGODA

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