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Nikola Pekovic  PF  14
Date Of Birth: Jan 3, 1986 (28 years old)
Birthplace: Bijelo Polje, Sandzak (Montenegro)
Nationality: Montenegro
Height: 6-11 (211cm)      Weight: 290 (132kg)   
Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Free Agent: UFA-2018
 


Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft
Early Entry Info: N/A
Pre-Draft Team: Panathinaikos (Greece)
Draft Rights Trade: N/A
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
High School: N/A

NBA

3 Years Of ServiceAll Nikola Pekovic NBA Stats & Splits

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-2011 MIN 65 11 13.7 2.1 4.0 .517 0.0 0.0 .000 1.3 1.8 .763 2.84 1.38 1.58 2.97 0.42 0.28 0.54 2.78 1.40 5.52
2011-2012 MIN 47 35 26.9 5.4 9.7 .564 0.0 0.0 .000 3.0 4.0 .743 10.62 3.85 3.51 7.36 0.66 0.62 0.66 2.09 1.87 13.85
2012-2013 MIN 62 62 31.6 6.2 12.0 .520 0.0 0.0 .000 3.9 5.2 .744 12.48 3.71 5.08 8.79 0.85 0.69 0.81 2.31 1.63 16.31
2013-2014 MIN 54 54 30.8 7.0 13.0 .541 0.0 0.0 .000 3.4 4.6 .747 12.61 3.81 4.85 8.67 0.91 0.56 0.43 2.39 1.56 17.48
CAREER 228 162 25.3 5.1 9.5 .535 0.0 0.0 .000 2.9 3.8 .747 9.38 3.10 3.71 6.81 0.70 0.53 0.61 2.42 1.60 13.00

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-2011 MIN 65 11 887.4 136 263 .517 0 0 .000 87 114 .763 185 90 103 193 27 18 35 181 91 359
2011-2012 MIN 47 35 1263.9 256 454 .564 0 0 .000 139 187 .743 499 181 165 346 31 29 31 98 88 651
2012-2013 MIN 62 62 1959.4 385 741 .520 0 0 .000 241 324 .744 774 230 315 545 53 43 50 143 101 1011
2013-2014 MIN 54 54 1663.5 379 701 .541 0 0 .000 186 249 .747 681 206 262 468 49 30 23 129 84 944
CAREER 228 162 5774.2 1156 2159 .535 0 0 .000 653 874 .747 2138 707 845 1552 160 120 139 551 364 2965

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2010-2011 MIN 65 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 .066 0.30 0.20 0.43 15 50 0.231 0.18 0.53 0.70
2011-2012 MIN 47 35 16 0 0 0 0 0 .170 0.35 0.33 0.41 19 28 0.404 3.51 0.97 4.48
2012-2013 MIN 62 62 26 0 0 0 0 1 .196 0.52 0.43 0.44 26 36 0.419 4.71 2.11 6.82
2013-2014 MIN 54 54 23 0 0 0 0 2 .203 0.58 0.36 0.36 27 27 0.500 4.55 1.60 6.15
CAREER 228 162 66 0 0 0 0 3 .155 0.44 0.33 0.40 87 141 0.382 12.82 4.86 17.68

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2010-2011 MIN 65 11 .573 .517 10.98 13.18 12.05 4.81 22.52 1.01 2.99 19.33 128.03 -7.84 1.37 100.4 110.9 11.29
2011-2012 MIN 47 35 .607 .564 15.89 14.54 15.21 4.53 14.10 1.18 1.76 22.01 130.72 -5.21 1.43 116.4 106.8 21.36
2012-2013 MIN 62 62 .572 .520 13.04 18.57 15.75 4.90 10.26 1.14 1.95 22.37 126.34 -3.32 1.36 115.3 105.5 20.40
2013-2014 MIN 54 54 .582 .541 13.00 17.68 15.26 5.05 9.39 .89 1.05 22.69 128.76 -2.97 1.35 118.1 107.0 21.01
CAREER 228 162 .583 .535 13.32 16.58 14.92 4.84 12.52 1.05 1.81 21.83 128.26 -4.33 1.37 114.4 107.7 19.46

NBA TransactionsAll NBA Transactions | Minnesota Timberwolves Transactions

Jun 26, 2008 - The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Nikola Pekovic in Round 2 with Pick 1 in the 2008 NBA Draft.
Aug 23, 2010 - Nikola Pekovic signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Jun 27, 2013 - The Minnesota Timberwolves tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Nikola Pekovic a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 2013 - Nikola Pekovic, previously with the Minnesota Timberwolves, became a free agent.
Aug 15, 2013 - Nikola Pekovic signed a multi-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA Awards & HonorsSince the 1946-1947 season

NBA Preseason ExperienceAll Nikola Pekovic NBA Preseason Stats & Splits

NBA Preseason Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-2011 MIN 8 0 16.4 2.8 4.6 .595 0.0 0.0 .000 3.8 4.5 .833 4.97 1.12 2.75 3.88 0.75 0.38 0.00 4.38 1.25 9.25
2011-2012 MIN 2 1 8.2 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 .000 1.0 1.0 1.000 2.50 1.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 0.50 0.00 2.00 1.00 3.00
2012-2013 MIN 6 6 26.3 4.8 9.2 .527 0.0 0.0 .000 3.2 5.7 .559 9.33 3.00 5.33 8.33 0.83 0.67 0.17 2.33 2.00 12.83
2013-2014 MIN 6 6 22.8 3.3 6.3 .526 0.0 0.0 .000 3.2 4.0 .792 5.92 2.17 2.33 4.50 0.50 0.17 0.50 2.50 1.50 9.83
CAREER 22 13 20.1 3.3 6.0 .549 0.0 0.0 .000 3.2 4.4 .729 6.19 1.91 3.27 5.18 0.64 0.41 0.18 3.09 1.50 9.82

NBA Preseason Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-2011 MIN 8 0 131.5 22 37 .595 0 0 .000 30 36 .833 40 9 22 31 6 3 0 35 10 74
2011-2012 MIN 2 1 16.5 2 3 .667 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 5 2 4 6 0 1 0 4 2 6
2012-2013 MIN 6 6 157.6 29 55 .527 0 0 .000 19 34 .559 56 18 32 50 5 4 1 14 12 77
2013-2014 MIN 6 6 136.7 20 38 .526 0 0 .000 19 24 .792 36 13 14 27 3 1 3 15 9 59
CAREER 22 13 442.2 73 133 .549 0 0 .000 70 96 .729 136 42 72 114 14 9 4 68 33 216

NBA Preseason Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2010-2011 MIN 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095 0.60 0.30 0.97 6 2 0.750 0.55 0.15 0.70
2011-2012 MIN 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .030 0.00 0.50 0.67 2 0 1.000 0.04 0.04 0.07
2012-2013 MIN 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173 0.42 0.33 0.62 5 1 0.833 0.30 0.46 0.76
2013-2014 MIN 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 0.33 0.11 0.63 4 2 0.667 0.41 0.06 0.47
CAREER 22 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 .113 0.42 0.27 0.72 17 5 0.773 1.32 0.63 1.96

NBA Preseason Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2010-2011 MIN 8 0 .700 .595 7.01 18.52 12.54 7.82 15.91 1.05 .00 19.40 142.79 -4.20 2.00 127.3 100.4 19.76
2011-2012 MIN 2 1 .773 .667 15.13 23.30 19.74 .00 34.01 3.06 .00 16.28 166.67 -12.31 2.00 109.9 89.6 16.50
2012-2013 MIN 6 6 .550 .527 13.59 22.06 18.02 6.39 14.64 1.30 .51 23.71 108.61 -5.59 1.40 104.7 85.4 20.16
2013-2014 MIN 6 6 .607 .526 9.78 11.82 10.74 3.76 15.64 .36 1.78 17.82 131.80 -5.14 1.55 115.3 102.4 17.90
CAREER 22 13 .616 .549 10.28 17.88 14.06 5.70 15.85 .99 .74 20.13 127.80 -5.22 1.62 114.7 96.7 19.42

NBA Training Camp Experience



International Leagues


International League Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2011-2012 PAR 17 16 23.2 4.9 8.0 .618 0.0 0.0 .000 4.5 6.0 .755 9.40 2.29 2.82 5.12 0.65 0.47 0.59 2.82 1.47 14.41

International League Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2011-2012 PAR 17 16 393.9 84 136 .618 0 0 .000 77 102 .755 160 39 48 87 11 8 10 48 25 245

International League Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
2011-2012 PAR 17 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 0.44 0.32 0.75 11 6 0.647 2.33 0.70 3.03

International League Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
2011-2012 PAR 17 16 .677 .618 13.71 16.03 14.90 6.53 12.14 1.18 2.65 25.79 137.25 -4.74 1.80 131.1 103.2 27.24


National Team Events

Montenegro

FIBA Senior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts Place
2011 FIBA Euro Basketball Championship (EuroBasket) 5 26:36 4.4 7.6 .579 0.0 0.0 .000 4.2 6.0 .700 6.4 0.6 0.8 0.4 3.2 2.0 13.0 21st
AVERAGES 5 26:36 4.4 7.6 .579 0.0 0.0 .000 4.2 6.0 .700 6.4 0.6 0.8 0.4 3.2 2.0 13.0 -
TOTAL 5 133:00 22 38 .579 0 0 .000 21 30 .700 32 3 4 2 16 10 65 -

FIBA Junior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3PT% FTM FTA FT% Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts Place
2006 U-20 Euro Championships D-A 8 21:37 5.0 7.8 .645 0.0 0.1 .000 1.6 2.9 .565 6.0 0.5 0.2 1.2 2.8 2.5 11.6 Gold
AVERAGES 8 21:37 5.0 7.8 .645 0.0 0.1 .000 1.6 2.9 .565 6.0 0.5 0.2 1.2 2.8 2.5 11.6 -
TOTAL 8 173:00 40 62 .645 0 1 .000 13 23 .565 48 4 2 10 22 20 93 -

National Awards & Honors

All-Tournament Team - 2006 U-20 European Championships Division A


Recent News


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Jan 28, 2014 - Nikola Pekovic Out Indefinitely With Bursitis In Right Ankle (RealGM Staff Report)
Nikola Pekovic will be withheld from basketball activities for 7-10 days and will be reevaluated at that time.