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Wolves coach to extend absence due to wife's illness

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Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has said that he will miss yet another game because of an undisclosed illness that is keeping his wife hospitalized.

FoxSportsNorth reports that Adelman will not rejoin the team on the road in Dallas on Monday. That will be his fifth missed game. Adelman had previously stated that he would miss coaching the game in San Antonio on Sunday. Terry Porter, who's been acting as head coach in Adelman's absence, will continue in that capacity.

Adelman has been with his wife, Mary Kay, hasn't coached the team since Jan. 5.

The Timberwolves return to Target Center on Thursday against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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