New York Knicks: Trade For Nikola Pekovic? Yes.
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Knicks Get: Nikola Pekovic, J.J. Barea, Chase Budinger
Timberwolves Get: Amar’e Stoudemire, Shane Larkin and Iman Shumpert
Yes this is a complicated trade, but it makes sense. The Knicks are in need of an elite big man and a 2nd offensive option and Pekovic would fit each need. The...
This is the 12th in a 14-part series evaluating each Timberwolves player's performance during the 2013-14 season. Find the entire series here.
At the NBA campaign's midway point, Nikola Pekovic had more than merited the maximum contract extension he signed last summer.
By the end, it was just another injury-saddled season.
All-Star discussion gave way to further solidification...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Just when the nagging injuries that have plagued Nikola Pekovic's career seemed to subside, the Timberwolves center learned Tuesday he'll miss some time once again.
A magnetic resonance image test performed by TRIA Orthopedics in Bloomington, Minn., revealed the 6-foot-11, 285-pound big man has bursitis in his right ankle. He'll be held out of all basketball...
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...
The fine folks over at Reddit NBA always come across some classic images of NBA players out in the real world and earlier today, a user by the name of H5None posted one of Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic.
Pekovic made an appearance at Olde Town Tattoo in St. Cloud, MN to get some ink done and below is the proof of that:
Nikola Pekovic image courtesy of Getty Images
MINNEAPOLIS -- Even though he grew up on the other side of the world, Nikola Pekovic was never a stranger to the freshwater fishing culture of Minnesota.
The Timberwolves center learned how to handle a pole at a very young age, navigating the lakes, streams and rivers of what's now northeastern Montenegro. Carp and trout are among the region's native game, not unlike what...
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.
ESPN 1500 is...
MINNEAPOLIS -- It's been a month since the Timberwolves extended a qualifying offer to Nikola Pekovic.
It's been 17 days since they presented Pekovic's camp an actual, feasible extension (the qualifying offer was merely a formality).
And 15 days ago, Minnesota's mammoth Montenegrin entered open restricted free-agent season, free to sign any offer...
The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic a 4 year, $50M contract extension. With no teams making him any better offers, many are wondering why Nikola Pekovic hasn’t already agreed to re-sign with the Timberwolves with such a big contract offer on the table. Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune has put forth an interesting explanation...
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The second best center on the free agent market appears to have finally locked up a new deal as the restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic is reportedly nearing an agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski writes that Pekovic and the Timberwolves are "getting closer" on a four year deal in the $50 million range.
It is a little weird...