Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman doesn’t know if he coached his final game at Target Center with Monday’s 96-80 loss to Utah, but he said he hopes he will know the answer in the coming weeks rather than months.

The Wolves finish their season Wednesday. Sometime soon after that, Adelman and his wife, Mary Kay, will consult with doctors about her seizures that caused Adelman to miss 11 games in January.

And sometime soon after that, he said he hopes to determine whether he will return to coach his third season for the Wolves.

“It’s just a process you’ve got to go through,” he said. “Everybody says you have to have patience with it. I certainly don’t want to hang out for months or something like that. That’s just not fair. I just don’t think it’s realistic, though, to just talk about that this is what’s going to happen. I think it will take care of itself in the next couple weeks.”

Mary Kay Adelman is improved from January, when she was hospitalized for several days. The next doctor appointments will address, among other things, whether refining her medications can help more. He said they also need to transition to doctors who can manage her condition in Portland, Ore., where they live in the summer.

Adelman said the answers they receive will “weigh heavily” on his decision. The couple has been married more than 40 years and they have six children.

“I’ve tried not to go one way or the other,” he said. “You still have to approach it like you’re going to be back. You have to approach it that way and that’s how I’m probably going to approach it until we get to a point where something comes up differently.”

Somebody asked Adelman before Monday’s game if, given all the hardships this season with player injuries and his wife’s condition, he still enjoys what he does.

“I don’t think you ever enjoy the losing,” he said. “This business is hard and I’ve won a lot of places and that makes it a lot better. When you lose like we’ve lost, you’re trying to change the culture. That has been very hard.”

A season ago, the Wolves lost 13 of their final 14 games in a finish that convinced them to jettison Wes Johnson, Michael Beasley, Anthony Randolph, Darko Milicic, Martell Webster and Wayne Ellington and acquired Andrei Kirilenko, Chase Budinger, Brandon Roy and Dante Cunningham, among others.