When Rick Adelman was hired to coach the Minnesota Timberwolves, he knew he would have his hands full improving the team on the defensive end. He watched film of last season's league worst defense, and referred to it as "horrendous." Now the Wolves' defense is close to being top ten in the NBA.
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Wolves believe Rubio is being unfairly roughed up by opposing defenses
The Timberwolves believe opposing defenses are being too rough on rookie point guard Ricky Rubio. To get their point to the league, Wolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn sent video examples of Rubio being muscled around. Head coach Rick Adelman says Rubio is "learning on the fly" to deal with the physical play.
Bonzi Wells finds opportunity with Wolves after three years out of the NBA
Bonzi Wells hasn’t played in the NBA in three years, but he is expected to bring depth to the Timberwolves at shooting guard. The 35-year old has joined the Wolves at training camp and is hoping to make the team. He previously played for head coach Rick Adelman in Sacramento and Houston.
Adelman: Wolves too loose before Grizzly loss
Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman noticed his team was too relaxed during practice before Wednesday night's loss against Memphis. That rubbed him the wrong way, apparently, as he told reporters that they "haven't won anything" yet to deserve being so loose.
Adelman has Wolves talking playoffs
Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman said Wednesday's win over Utah was the type of game that teams hoping to make the playoffs needed to win. "We talk about staying in the hunt," Adelman said. "We've put ourselves in position to be in the hunt. Let's take advantage of it."
Rubio 'can pass the [expletive] out of the ball', Wolves play 'horrendous' defense
The Timberwolves began training camp Friday and are little over two weeks from opening the season at Target Center against the Oklahoma City Thunder. We've already learned that Rick Adelman despises the way the Wolves played defense last year, and Kevin Love really likes the way Ricky Rubio passes the ball.
Adelman open to using Love, Williams, Beasley together
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Wolves look to bounce back to .500 against Kings
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Adelman harps on turnovers
Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman is drilling into his players the importance of not turning the ball over after the team’s 22-turnover outing on Wednesday night. The Star Tribune reports the coach made the team watch every turnover in an extended film session Thursday.
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