MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has missed another day with the team for personal reasons.
Adelman was not at practice on Tuesday, following his absence from the game on Monday against Houston. Assistant coach Terry Porter ran the team instead. But the Timberwolves said Adelman was still expected to return for their game on Wednesday against Denver. That's the last one on their schedule for a week, due to the NBA All-Star break.
The Wolves said center Nikola Pekovic and guard Kevin Martin will not play on Wednesday, though. Pekovic has a right ankle injury and will miss his ninth straight game. Martin broke his right thumb and will sit out for the third straight contest.
The Wolves have lost six of their last seven games.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Jazz vs. Clippers Game 7 Pick Who will come away with the big win in Game 7 when the Los Angeles Clippers face the Utah Jazz today at 3:30PM...
Thumbnail Wizards vs. Celtics Game 1 Pick The second round of the NBA Playoffs get started today when the Boston Celticshost the Washington Wizards...
Thumbnail Clippers vs. Jazz Game 6 Pick Will the Utah Jazz finish off their series with the Los Angeles Clippers when the two meet in Game 6 of their...
Thumbnail Celtics vs. Bulls Game 6 Pick Can the Boston Celtics win a fourth straight and finish the Chicago Bulls when they meet in Game 6 tonight at...
Thumbnail Wizards vs. Hawks Game 6 Pick Can the Atlanta Hawks force a Game 7 with the Washington Wizards when the two meet tonight in Game 6 at 7:30PM...

NBA Team Pages