|Assistant says Wittman doing better after back surgery|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 06 December 2007 15:38|
According to acting head coach Jerry Sichting, Wittman might rejoin the Timberwolves in Washington on Tuesday. Minnesota began its game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday 0-1 under Sichting.
``He should be ready by then,'' Sichting said. ``I think that's what the plan is anyway. Just from the sound of his voice, he sounded a lot better this morning. He's been in so much pain he didn't sound like himself the couple days previous to his surgery.''
Sichting, a first-year assistant with Minnesota, worked under former Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders for nine years before spending last season at Marquette.
Wittman has a 14-44 record with Minnesota.