Rick Adelman Out Against Houston

Updated: 02/10/2014 7:08 PM
Created: 02/10/2014 5:45 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman will miss Monday's game against the Houston Rockets due to personal reasons.

The team said Monday in a release Adelman is expected to return to the bench on Wednesday when the team plays against the Denver Nuggets.

Wolves assistant coach Terry Porter will serve as the acting head coach for Monday's game against the Rockets. Minnesota has lost three in a row and is now 24-27 this season.

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Rick Adelman, left, talks to referee Eli Roe in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game won by the Trail Blazers 117-110 on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Minneapolis.
AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King

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