Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/15/14
MINNEAPOLIS Nikola Pekovic couldnt help but laugh.To suggest he might be the recipient of an alley-oop pass would be ridiculous, even though the Timberwolves guards have gotten accustomed to lobbing them up there for his fill-in, Chris Johnson, in recent days. Nikola Pekovic doesn't jump like that. His bulk is not springy, not in the least. Rocks like Pek dont dunk like that; rocks dunk simply by reaching up and shoving."No," Pekovic said, laughing, at the suggestion he might adopt some pieces of Johnson's game. "That's not my game. No."And then he laughed some more and raised an eyebrow. He knows better, and really, so do the Timberwolves. They may have brought in Johnson to add a big man during Pekovics injury, but now that the lumbering Montenegrin is back, theyre looking at Johnson as more of a complement than a replacement.Rick Adelman first brought up the notion of playing Pekovic and Johnson, who signed his second 10-day deal on Tuesday, at that day's practice. At shootaroun...
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