Rick Adelman announces his retirement, ends 23-year coaching career
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Rick Adelman will call it a career Monday.
AP Source: Rick Adelman is announcing his retirement this morning. Will stay on as a consultant with Wolves— Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski) April 21, 2014
The head coach was widely expected to step down after the season. Adelman and the Wolves made it official at a scheduled press conference Monday morning.
The Star Tribune also is reporting that Adelman will step down.
Adelman and the Wolves had a mutual option for the final year of his four-year contract. He's coached the Wolves for three seasons.
Adelman's 1,042 career wins stands as the eighth-most in NBA history.
We'll have more updates following the press conference, scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.