Walters: Timberwolves To Hire Terry Porter As Assistant

Charley Walters of reports that the Minnesota Timberwolves will hire Blazers broadcasting sideline reporter and former Portland Trail Blazers point guard Terry Porter as an assistant coach to Rick Adelman once the ongoing NBA lockout is resolved. ---------------------- The Minnesota Timberwolves won't be hiring any of new coach Rick Adelman's assistants until the NBA lockout is resolved. But when it is, former Wolves guard Terry Porter will be among them. Porter, 48, who coached the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns, played for Adelman for six seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers. He also interviewed for the Wolves' head coaching job. ---------------------- Porter has reportedly been "in the mix" since last week. -- Ben Golliver | | Twitter