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Can't We All Just Get Along? NBA Lockout Presses...
The Minnesota Timberwolves are now with a coach—as Rick Adelman was introduced earlier this week. As such, with the coaching search now over, there’s really nothing to report for the Timberwolves. The NBA is still in a lockout as the owners and the players have met for over 11 hours on Friday and Saturday and have more talks planned for Monday. This is the last chance the two sides...
Adelman Pegged as Wolves New Head Coach
The Minnesota Timberwolves have a new head coach—the legendary future Hall of Fame coach: Rick Adelman. After stops in Golden State, Sacramento & Houston, Adelman is taking his talents to Minnesota. Adelman is probably the best coach the Timberwolves have ever had, followed close by Flip Saunders, who coach during the Wolves’ heyday with Kevin Garnett, Latrell Sprewell, Sam...
Lee to play in the Impact League
One of Minnesota’s draft picks: Malcolm Lee out of UCLA (43rd pick), is playing in the Impact League in Las Vegas Nevada. The Impact League consists of eight teams: A-H. Lee is a member of the A-team. His teammates include: James Anderson/SG/San Antonio, Larry Hughes/SG/FA, Kawhi Leonard/F/San Antonio, Melvin Ely/C/Denver, Marreese Speights/C/Philadelphia & Sebastian Telfair/PG/FA. ...
Adelman & the Wolves "Agree in Principle"
The coaching search for the Minnesota Timberwolves, finally seems to have an end in sight. Sources close to the situation say that the Timberwolves & Rick Adelman are close to finalizing a deal. So much so, that the other main finalist: Don Nelson, has reportedly been informed that the Wolves that they expect to complete a deal with Adelman. Also, of course, Kevin Love was on Twitter with a...
Sources: Adelman & Wolves Close to Deal
An update that states—according to Bill Ingram of HOOPSWORLD, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Rick Adelman are expected to finalize a deal sometime next week, for him to become the new TWolves head coach. I previously wrote about all the money that Adelman was demanding (5-yrs. $25M) and how it may be too much for owner Glen Taylor to shell out. But, apparently that’s changed in the...
TWolves Interview Don Nelson
It’s official—the Minnesota Timberwolves will interview the “winningest NBA head coach in history”—Don Nelson. Nelson has been clamoring for an interview every since he heard of the vacancy and has stated how intrigued he is with all of the young talent the TWolves have been stockpiling the past few seasons. The President of Operations: David Kahn and Owner: Glen...
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TWolves Interview Rick Adelman
The Minnesota Timberwolves will interview their third head coach candidate Saturday with Pres. of Operations David Kahn & Owner Glen Taylor. Another elderly coaching candidate: Rick Adelman will get an interview. Most are considering Rick Adelman a ‘dream hire’ for the Timberwolves that could very well be the answer to all their problems. Rick Adelman, 65, began in the NBA as...
TWolves Interview Bernie Bickerstaff
The Minnesota Timberwolves are about to interview their third NBA head coaching candidate. Bernie Bickerstaff follows interviews of Terry Porter & Mike Woodson. The Portland Trailblazers assistant will interview on Friday with President of Operations David Kahn & Owner Glen Taylor. Bernie Bickerstaff is the father of former Timberwolves assistant J.B. Bickerstaff—who recently...
According to a report former Boston assistant and Nets head coach: Lawrence...
I think they made it clear for me that they wanted me the most. They had the...– Timberwolves Rookie Derrick Williams on joining the “Under Armour Team” along with Bobcats Rookie Kemba Walker & Pistons Rookie Brandon Knight
The Minnesota Timberwolves 2011-12 NBA Regular Season Schedule
TWolves Interview Mike Woodson
The Minnesota Timberwolves interviewed Terry Porter earlier this week (the full story on that can be found in the previous post(s)), but today David Kahn and owner Glen Taylor sat down with Mike Woodson as a potential Wolves head coach candidate. As Kahn & Taylor sat down with Woodson, eleven of the Minnesota Timberwolves employees (on the business side of things) were laid off according to...
Terry Porter got an interview with the Wolves earlier this week and it seems as...
TWolves Interview Terry Porter
The Minnesota Timberwolves finally fired Kurt Rambis and as such, they’ve begun the search for a new head coach—preferably someone with a ‘fast break gameplan’. The search is underway and the Wolves have interview their first candidate: Terry Porter. Terry Porter—a former player, played 17 seasons in the NBA—the former 24th overall pick in the 1985 NBA...
Really throughout my career, what I’ve done is taken teams with bad...– Potential hire for the Minnesota Timberwolves head coaching vacancy—Don Nelson
I don’t feel older than 50. I don’t feel my age. I may look it. I...– 71-year-old Don Nelson on his age (he’d be the oldest basketball coach in the history of the NBA if hired in Minnesota)
They have an opening and I don’t have a job. I’m a lifer. I love...– Don Nelson, 71, on possibly returning to the NBA as a head coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves
(Rambis) was put in limbo for a while by our front office. They took their time...– Minnesota Timberwolves all-star forward Kevin Love on Rambis’ firing and what he traits he believes the next head coach should possess
Winningest Coach in History "Intrigued" by TWolves
Yesterday the Minnesota Timberwolves decided to let go there coach of two years: Kurt Rambis after a tumultuous two seasons that resulted in a 32-132 record. As such, the Timberwolves are again on the coaching hunt and names have begun to surface recently. The first of course being Bernie Bickerstaff. We’ve had a few different stories on Bernie, but that idea can basically be scrapped....
Familiar Faces are heading to Houston
Former GM and head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves-Kevin McHale was hired as the new Houston Rockets head coach-replacing Rick Adelman. McHale has now begun filling out the remaining assistant coaching spots. Kelvin Sampson (former Milwaukee Bucks assistant) and J.B. Bickerstaff (former Minnesota Timberwolves assistant). Kurt Rambis was officially fired earlier today and the Timberwolves...
Timberwolves Finally--Officially Fire Kurt Rambis
David Kahn finally manned up after stringing along Kurt Rambis for the past 3-4 months since the TWolves season ended and fired the 32-132 coach (in two NBA seasons). “I want to thank Kurt for his contributions to our franchise and wish him the best in his future endeavors. His arrival signaled we were serious about building a championship-contending ballclub over the course of...
TWolves to Interview Blazers' Assistant Bernie...
The Minnesota Timberwolves still have head coach Kurt Rambis on the payroll, but that hasn’t stopped David Kahn from asking the Portland Trailblazers permission to interview current assistant coach to Nate McMillan-Bernie Bickerstaff (J.B. Bickerstaff’s father). The Timberwolves requested permission earlier this week and the Trailblazers honored the request and allowed Bernie to be...
Kurt Rambis hasn’t coached a game for the Timberwolves in nearly three...– CBSSports.com
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Kahn Proposes Reassignment for Rambis
The latest on Kurt Rambis and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Word came today, that Pres. David Kahn wants to reassign current head coach Kurt Rambis (who has yet to get the “axe”). The initial story was that just days before the 2011 NBA Draft, news broke that the Minnesota Timberwolves would be firing Kurt Rambis and had already begun the search for potential replacements. However,...
Michael Beasley: In Trouble Again!
A traffic stop at 3am on June 26th on Hwy. 12 near Carlson Parkway. Wolves forward Michael Beasley was driving 84mph in a 65mph zone when he was pulled over in Minnetonka, police said Wednesday. The officers who stopped Beasley (22), smelled marijuana in the car and found slightly more than a half-ounce in the vehicle. According to Beasley, it wasn’t his and was actually is friends...