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Anybody else think wily ol' Flip has been reluctant to set a coaching timetable because he's just waiting for Mac to become available?
Phoenix's Goran Dragic wins NBA's Most Improved Player award easily over Indy's Lance Stephenson and NOLA's Anthony Davis
I've been telling ya all these years, that Randy Wittman is some coach. Good for him, and the Wizards now up 2-0 going home from Chicago
Two USC guards Wolves considered in consecutive drafts -- OJ Mayo No. 3 in '08 & DeRozan No. 9 in '09 -- on such different career paths
All the best to former North Stars coach Glen Sonmor. He's one of the really good guys. He's moving to Toronto tomorrow.
Stache stay or go??
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said Ryan Wilson will take Tyson Barrie's spot in lineup and Joey Hishon was called up from minors.
All Mike Miller does is make 3s...reminds me of that year I covered him with the Wolves.
NBA fines Masai Ujiri $25K for using an obscenity at Raptors pep rally before Saturday's Game 1 vs. Brooklyn
Joakim Noah named NBA's Defensive Player of the Year
There's a possible name for one of your new assistant coaches: Ryan Saunders
Asked about qualities in a new coach, Flip said he doesn't want to lose the offensive identity that Adelman brought to franchise
RA said Love's future impacted his decision this way: important new coach have year b4 Love's contract up rather than both up at same time
Adelman said "probably" when I asked if today still happens if wife had no health concerns. ... Doesn't regret not playing Dieng earlier.
Assistant coaches contracts are up, but Adelman's sons have a year left and will stay on through that
Flip gives impression it'll be extensive search, says not necessarily completed by draft
Flip says doesn't know right now if there's a timeline on successor, said he'll sit down with Glen and talk about what they're looking for
Asked if he envisions a Hubie Brown comeback in his 70s, "today no," you never say never about anything.
Rick on future: "Biggest thing is finding out what you want to do." Will involve grandkids in Portland
Flip" "Anyone who has the knowledge Rick has we're going to utilize him" on consultant's role
Rick on his career: "I had very good players." Said stuff that looked so good in Sacramento didn't look so good in other places
Rick says wife's illness had an impact, said it doesn't believe it affected the job he did. "Maybe I'm blind to that."
Rick when asked who should be next coach: "That's not my job."
Rick called decision "gradual thing that just kept coming."
On things he might have done differently, Rick says, "I probably would have tried to get LeBron" a couple years ago
Rick: "My wife and I want to enjoy other things. Want to Christmas at home with the kids. I'll miss it, no doubt I'll miss it."
Rick: "There's a sadness. It's been your life. But there's also a relief. I'm ready and my wife's ready to move on to another phase."
Rick: "I wish I could have done more...wish it could have been more successful." Calls Glen Taylor best owner he's been around
Rick: "There are a lot of great pieces in this team."
Rick: "It's time for me to step aside and let someone else come in with this group...it's not that far away."
Rick: "I'm not coming back. It's time, it's time for me to step aside."
Yes, Flip says Adelman will remain as a consultant
Flip says he and Rick forever tied by that Game 7 Western Conference semis in 2004
It's started http://t.co/19GrwjyiHq
Rick and Flip on stage at Target Center
Adelman news conference setup http://t.co/SISm2LPRJm
Wolves presser will announce Adelman retirement, he'll be here, a source says
It's a final: Blazers win 122-120 in OT in Houston
If there's justice, this Rockets-Blazers will go to a 2nd OT
Anybody want to bet against Damian Lillard?
Blazers and Rockets headed to OT tied at 106. LaMarcus Aldridge has 43 & 17, those are Kevin Love numbers
Last playoff game of the weekend -- Rockets 100, Blazers 99 w/ 1:30 left on TNT -- has been the best so far.
After nearly 2 days of NBA playoffs so far...I should have taken my predictions & gone George Costanza on 'em. I'd be feeling more confident
Flip will hold previously scheduled end-of-season presser tomorrow am. It'd be convenient time, too, to confirm Adelman's retirement
Really cool to see Pop drop the shtick for today's in-game interview with Craig Sager's boy during Spurs-Mavs game