Originally posted on Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog  |  Last updated 3/1/13
The Minnesota Timberwolves' frontcourt was already shorthanded without Kevin Love and Andrei Kirilenko. The Wolves suffered another blow when an abdominal strain forced Nikola Pekovic from Thursday's game with the Lakers. Rotoworld reported that Pek wouldn't return. Pekovic played nine minutes and finished with eight points and three rebounds. Pek has battled through some injuries this season. He's averaging 16 points, nine rebounds and .9 blocks in 47 games.  Photo: Keith Allison.
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