Found July 23, 2013 on
One of the bigger surprises of NBA free agency is perhaps the fact that Nikola Pekovic’s future with the Minnesota Timberwolves is still unresolved, and not really that close to being resolved.
Pekovic and his representatives will meet with Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders, owner Glen Taylor, and head coach Rick Adelman on July 29, one league source told Crossover Chronicles. At this meeting, the two sides are expected to come to a resolution, or at least closer to a resolution, about Pekovic’s future with the team, the source said.
The Timberwolves have an offer on the table for Pekovic: a four-year, $50 million contract extension, a league source told Crossover Chronicles. But so far, Pekovic has simply mulled over this offer while considering other possible options.
It’s no secret that Minnesota would love to have Pekovic back to play alongside Kevin Love. Pekovic is seen as the big body and does all the dirty work in the paint, which is w...
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Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday that president of basketball operations Flip Saunders will travel to New York early next week – as early as Monday – to talk with Nikola Pekovic’s agent Jeff Schwartz in hopes of finalizing a deal for the restricted free agent center.
The Wolves have offered Pekovic a four-year offer believed to be worth up to $50 million. Taylor...
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Flip Saunders will travel to New York early next week to talk with Nikola Pekovic’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, in hopes of finalizing a deal for the restricted free agent.
Glen Taylor confirmed the Timberwolves have extended an offer to Pekovic.
“We made an offer and they made a counteroffer,” Taylor said. “And they decided they should get together and talk about it in person...