NBA: Minnesota 112, Milwaukee 101

Kevin Love poured in 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished six assists to lead Minnesota to a 112-101 win over Milwaukee on Tuesday.

NBA: Houston 107, Minnesota 89

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Houston's Dwight Howard put in 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds Monday, hoisting the Rockets to a sixth straight win, 107-89 over Minnesota.
NBA says official missed Mavs' foul of Minnesota's Love

NBA says official missed Mavs' foul of Minnesota's Love

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The NBA says an official missed a foul on a last-second shot by Kevin Love Monday that could have changed the outcome of the game, a Dallas win over Minnesota.

NBA: Minnesota 107, Detroit 101

MINNEAPOLIS, April 6 (UPI) -- Luke Ridnour led a clutch effort from the foul line Saturday that gave Minnesota a 107-101 win over Detroit -- the 1,000th in the career of Coach Rick Adelman.

NBA: Toronto 95, Minnesota 93

MINNEAPOLIS, April 5 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay gave Toronto a three-point lead with 1:35 to play Friday and the Raptors survived a scoring drought to defeat Minnesota 95-93.

NBA: San Antonio 106, Minnesota 88

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Tony Parker scored 20 points and Tim Duncan blocked seven shots in a stellar defensive effort that lifted San Antonio to a 106-88 win over Minnesota Sunday.

NBA: Minnesota 99, Dallas 82

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Kevin Love's double-double of 25 points and 17 rebounds Sunday helped Minnesota break an 18-game losing streak with a 99-82 win over Dallas.

NBA: Oklahoma City 104, Minnesota 100

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Kendrick Perkins' key rebound and foul shots in the waning seconds Monday lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-100 win over Minnesota.

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T-Wolves officially name Adelman coach

T-Wolves officially name Adelman coach

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Rick Adelman officially became the Minnesota Timberwolves' coach Wednesday.

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Adelman to coach Timberwolves

Adelman to coach Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Rick Adelman has agreed to become the new coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the NBA team confirmed Tuesday.

Rockets name McHale their head coach

HOUSTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The Houston Rockets Wednesday named Kevin McHale as their new head coach, replacing the fired Rick Adelman.
Report: Lakers to interview Rick Adelman

Report: Lakers to interview Rick Adelman

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have officially contacted Rick Adelman about their coaching vacancy, a source told the Los Angeles Times.
Adelman out as Houston Rockets coach

Adelman out as Houston Rockets coach

HOUSTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Rick Adelman is out after four seasons as head coach of the Houston Rockets, the team announced Monday.
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Rick Adelman
Houston Rockets head coach Rick Adelman shows his frustration with the officiating as his team takes on the Los Angeles Lakers in the first half at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on November 4, 2009. The Lakers defeated the Rockets 103-102 in overtime. UPI/Aaron M. Sprecher

Richard Leonard "Rick" Adelman (born June 16, 1946) is an American basketball coach and retired player. He was most recently the head coach of the NBA's Houston Rockets. He was hired five days after the firing of Jeff Van Gundy on May 18, 2007. He had previously served as head coach of the Golden State Warriors, the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Sacramento Kings.

Born in Lynwood, California, Adelman began his basketball career as a collegiate star at Loyola University of Los Angeles, now known as Loyola Marymount University. In the 1968 NBA Draft, he was selected by the San Diego Rockets (now the Houston Rockets) in the 7th round. He played two seasons in San Diego before being taken by the expansion Trail Blazers in the 1970 expansion draft; he then played three seasons in Portland. He also played for the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans (now Utah) Jazz, and the Kansas City/Omaha (now Sacramento) Kings. He ended his playing career in 1975.

From 1977 through to 1983, Adelman coached at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon, after which he was hired by the Portland Trail Blazers (then coached by Jack Ramsay) as an assistant. When Ramsay was fired and replaced with Mike Schuler in 1986, Adelman was retained; when Schuler was in turn fired during the 1989 season (when poor team chemistry resulted in the team having a losing record), Adelman was promoted to interim coach. After leading the team into the playoffs that year (despite a 39–43 record), Adelman was given the coaching position on a full-time basis in the 1989 off-season.

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