Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have promoted
David Adelman to assistant coach and hired Bobby Jackson as player development
Adelman, who spent the past two seasons as Minnesota's player development
coach, served as head coach of the Timberwolves Summer League entry this
Jackson spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Sacramento
Kings. He finished his 12-year NBA career in 2009 after playing for six teams.
"David is a bright young coach and has demonstrated the past two years that he
is ready to take on additional responsibilities," said Flip Saunders,
Timberwolves president of basketball operations. "In Bobby Jackson, we are
bringing a Minnesota basketball icon back to our state. Bobby has the respect
of players around our league and did a great job working with the young Kings
players this past season. Both Rick Adelman and I are very familiar with Bobby
and are excited to have him on our coaching staff."
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