Wolves Throwback | Adelman's 1,000th Win
July 31, 2013
Take a look back at Rick Adelman's 1,000th victory on April 6, 2013 against the Detroit Pistons with these never before posted photos from a memorable night at Target Center. In this first photo, Adelman encourages the Wolves from the sidelines.
Adelman draws up a play in-game against the Pistons. Minnesota won the game, 107-101.
Another look at Rick Adelman in the huddle.
Adelman talks things over with his assistant coaches Terry Porter, T.R. Dunn Jack Sikma and Bill Bayno.
Adelman gets set to show the Wolves a play during a timeout.
Adelman describes a play against the Pistons.
Adelman with his white board as the Wolves wind down a 107-101 victory.
Adelman embraces his wife, Mary Kay, after securing his 1,000th win.
Wolves owner Glen Taylor and his wife, Becky, cheer for Adelman after his 1,000th win.
Adelman looks out to the crowd before saluting the fans.
Adelman salutes the crowd alongside his wife, Mary Kay.
Adelman awaits an interview with play-by-play man Dave Benz as Mary Kay gets a hug from their son, David, a player development coach with the Wolves.
Dave Benz leads an on-court interview after the game.
Adelman begins to answer a question from Benz.
Kevin Love congratulates Adelman after the win.
Nikola Pekovic hugs Adelman as they leave the court.
Adelman addresses the team in the locker room after the victory.
Adelman has been known as a player's coach since his early days with the Trail Blazers in the late 1980s. He led Portland to two Western Conference titles, then went on to coach Golden State, Sacramento, Houston and Minnesota.
Wolves guard J.J. Barea hands Adelman a special 1,000th win commemorative jersey signed by the team.
Adelman takes time to shake hands with each player after the special presentation. Here he shakes hands with Ricky Rubio.