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Flip Saunders met with Nikola Pekovic's agent, Jeff Schwartz, last week as they continue to discuss a four-year contract.
Schwartz also represents Kevin Love.
The Wolves have a four-year, $48 million contract on the table to Pekovic, but a source said he is seeking an annual salary approaching $15 million per season.
Pekovic could sign the $6 million qualifying offer to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
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Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Nikola Pekovic knows you can’t teach size, and he’s hoping that fact alone will get him the big money contract he is seeking.
Pekovic is an unrestricted free agent, and even though the Timberwolves have a $6 million qualifying offer on the table, reports suggest Minnesota is ready to give him a four-year $48 million extension.
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With Nikola Pekovic remaining contractually in limbo as a restricted free agent, he will not play for Montenegro in September's Eurobasket.
Pekovic and the Minnesota Timberwolves continue to negotiate a four-year deal. The Wolves are offering $48 million, while Pekovic is seeking an annual average approaching $15 million.
The Wolves were expected to match any offer to Pekovic...
According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN, Timberwolves restricted free agent center, Nikola Pekovic, who’s currently in contract negotiations with the team, is reportedly looking for $15 million per season.
….The Wolves are offering Pekovic a four-year, $48 million extension. Schwartz wants more. In fact, at least initially, a lot more. One league source said his opening asking...
Nikola Pekovic will miss EuroBasket 2013 for Montenegro due to the fact that he is still in contract negotiations with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Montenegrin Basketball Federation announced on Tuesday.
"After talking with him and his manager yesterday [Monday] we were informed that the contract has not been signed and that it will take some time for details of the agreement...
Flip Saunders met with Nikola Pekovic's agent Jeff Schwartz last week as they continue to discuss a four-year contract.
Schwartz also represents Kevin Love.
The Wolves have a four-year $48 million contract on the table to Pekovic but a source said he is seeking an annual salary approaching $15 million per season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to let their 15th roster spot be determined during training camp.
Lorenzo Brown, Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers will compete for the spot, while an additional big man may be invited as well.
Brown and Hummel were second round picks in 2013 and 2012 respectively.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves' younger players will be well-traveled already when the regular season rolls around.
Only two dates on the team's seven-game preseason schedule, announced Monday, feature home affairs. The Timberwolves will host CSKA Moscow on Oct. 7 and the Toronto Raptors five days later.
The slate includes two neutral-site games, three road contests...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The 82 obstacles between the Minnesota Timberwolves and a long-sought-after return to the postseason were announced to the world Tuesday.
The NBA released its full schedule during an NBA-TV special, and the team with the league's longest active playoff drought -- nine seasons -- opens up at home Wednesday, Oct. 30, against Orlando. Four of Minnesota's first...
The Minnesota Timberwolves will announce a promotion for Rob Babcock.
Babcock is currently director of basketball operations and will now receive vice president status.
Babcock was previously general manager of the Toronto Raptors.
Babcock reports to Flip Saunders.
After the NBA schedule comes out this evening, the next major event in the NBA calendar is FIBA Europe's regional championship, EuroBasket. Several NBA players, including Magic center Nikola Vucevic, forward Hedo Turkoglu and Magic free agent guard Beno Udrih, will be donning their home country's colors for this major basketball event.
Unlike the other second-year players...