MINNEAPOLIS Alexey Shved and Nikola Pekovic will both be out for Wednesday's game against Brooklyn at the Target Center. Both were injured in the second half of last Thursday's game against the Clippers, Shved with a sprained left ankle and Pekovic with a right quad contusion. That gives the Timberwolves 10 healthy players against the Nets.
The day after Pekovic's injury, the team announced that he'd miss 7-10 days, and if that still holds, that would place his return as early as Friday in Washington or Saturday in Charlotte. Shved's status has been day-to-day since the ankle injury, and he did a light workout Tuesday.
Forbes NBA team valuations: A story on Forbes.composted Thursday revealed that owners have seen massive gains since 2011's NBA lockout. The average NBA team in 2013 is valued at 509 million, a 30 percent increase over last season.
The Knicks are currently the league's most valuable team, a spot that was last year held by the Lakers. (Kobe and company are still the se...