Timberwolves waive oft-injured center Nikola Pekovic

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Timberwolves' Pekovic out indefinitely to focus on rehab of Achilles

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves say Nikola Pekovic is out indefinitely as he recovers from right Achilles surgery he underwent last April.The Timberwolves gave an update on Pekovic's condition after he missed his eighth straight game Monday night.The big man from Montenegro has played in just 12 games this season after a surgery that was viewed then as a last-ditch effort...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: The Nikola Pekovic Question

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a big question on their hands when it comes to the team’s future. Nikola Pekovic is six feet 11 inches and 285 pounds, and is a bruising presence down low when healthy. The problem with Pekovic though is that he is can’t stay healthy, and he is getting paid like a top center in the league. Nikola Pekovic Since receiving his five year $60 million...
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Nikola Pekovic makes his return

The week that was: Nikola Pekovic Things reverted back to the norm for the Minnesota Timberwolves this week, as the Timberwolves lost all four games they played this week. One positive from this week is that Nikola Pekovic was finally able to return from injury, as he had been out for the last few months with a wrist and ankle injury. This is great news for the Timberwolves as...
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Four reasons Kevin Martin steps up his game

It may seem odd to predict a significant improvement in play from a 31 year old player like Kevin Martin, but I think that there are a lot of differences from this year to last for Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reason number one: As a shooting guard, Martin’s main job on the basketball court is to put the ball in the hoop. Martin did pretty well at that last year, scoring...
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves lose Pekovic for a while with ankle injury

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without center Nikola Pekovic for a while. Pekovic had an MRI test Tuesday on his right ankle that revealed bursitis, which is inflammation of the fluid-filled pad that cushions the joint. The Timberwolves announced the 6-foot-11, 285-pound Pekovic will be kept off the court for seven to 10 days before being re-evaluated. Pekovic was hurt in the...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

T’Wolves burly big man Nikola Pekovic crawls around like a baby as part of unusual workout regimen

Looking at Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic is an exercise in intimidation. A physique that looks like it was chiseled out of a block of granite is made even more intimidating by its adornment with menacing tattoos. Pekovic, who bears a remarkable resemblance to Non from “Superman II,” was rewarded by the team for his […]The post T’Wolves burly big man Nikola...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Nikola Pekovic’s recent success

With today’s NBA adapting to a more 3 point shooting and finesse style of play, it has become nearly impossible for a team to land a true back to the basket center. The Minnesota Timberwolves, however, struck gold when acquiring arguably the most underrated center in the league, Nikola Pekovic, back in 2010. Although the Timberwolves have been putting together a mediocre season...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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