Nikola Pekovic PF  #14

Current Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Born: Jan 3, 1986 (29 years old)

Birthplace: Bijelo Polje, Sandzak (Montenegro)

Nationality: Montenegro

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 285 (129kg)

Hand: Right

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Free Agent: UFA-2018

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz, Sean Kennedy

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves

Pre-Draft Team: Panathinaikos (Greece)

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NBA

5 Years Of Service

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-11 MIN 65 11 13.7 2.09 4.05 .517 0.00 0.00 .000 1.34 1.75 .763 2.84 1.38 1.58 2.97 0.42 0.28 0.54 2.78 1.40 5.52
2011-12 MIN 47 35 26.9 5.45 9.66 .564 0.00 0.00 .000 2.96 3.98 .743 10.62 3.85 3.51 7.36 0.66 0.62 0.66 2.09 1.87 13.85
2012-13 MIN 62 62 31.6 6.21 11.95 .520 0.00 0.00 .000 3.89 5.23 .744 12.48 3.71 5.08 8.79 0.85 0.69 0.81 2.31 1.63 16.31
2013-14 MIN 54 54 30.8 7.02 12.98 .541 0.00 0.00 .000 3.44 4.61 .747 12.63 3.81 4.85 8.67 0.93 0.56 0.43 2.39 1.56 17.48
2014-15 MIN 31 29 26.3 4.48 10.58 .424 0.00 0.00 .000 3.48 4.16 .837 8.90 2.87 4.68 7.55 0.87 0.61 0.39 1.90 1.35 12.45
CAREER   259 191 25.4 5.00 9.60 .521 0.00 0.00 .000 2.94 3.87 .759 9.32 3.07 3.82 6.90 0.73 0.54 0.58 2.36 1.57 12.94

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-11 MIN 65 11 887.4 136 263 .517 0 0 .000 87 114 .763 185 90 103 193 27 18 35 181 91 359
2011-12 MIN 47 35 1263.9 256 454 .564 0 0 .000 139 187 .743 499 181 165 346 31 29 31 98 88 651
2012-13 MIN 62 62 1959.4 385 741 .520 0 0 .000 241 324 .744 774 230 315 545 53 43 50 143 101 1011
2013-14 MIN 54 54 1663.5 379 701 .541 0 0 .000 186 249 .747 682 206 262 468 50 30 23 129 84 944
2014-15 MIN 31 29 815.0 139 328 .424 0 0 .000 108 129 .837 276 89 145 234 27 19 12 59 42 386
CAREER   259 191 6589.2 1295 2487 .521 0 0 .000 761 1003 .759 2415 796 990 1786 188 139 151 610 406 3351

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
2010-11 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
2011-12 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
2012-13 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
2013-14 MIN 54 54 23 0 0 0 0 2 .203 0.60 0.36 0.36 27 27 0.500 4.49 1.66 6.15
2014-15 MIN 31 29 11 0 0 0 0 1 .150 0.64 0.45 0.39 9 22 0.290 1.04 0.54 1.57
CAREER   259 191 77 0 0 0 0 4 .154 0.46 0.34 0.40 96 163 0.371 13.90 5.43 19.33

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
2010-11 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 11.25
2011-12 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 21.13
2012-13 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 20.76
2013-14 MIN 54 54 .582 .541 13.01 17.68 15.27 5.16 9.39 0.89 1.05 22.69 128.76 -2.93 1.35 118.1 107.0 21.14
2014-15 MIN 31 29 .502 .424 12.01 20.42 16.13 5.78 9.84 1.19 1.15 23.00 126.10 -2.94 1.18 106.4 108.7 16.76
CAREER   259 191 .572 .521 13.16 17.05 15.06 4.98 12.18 1.07 1.73 21.97 127.94 -4.16 1.35 113.4 107.8 19.09

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NBA 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.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Player Of The Week - 4/08/2013

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Preseason Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-11 MIN 8 0 16.4 2.75 4.62 .595 0.00 0.00 .000 3.75 4.50 .833 4.97 1.12 2.75 3.88 0.75 0.38 0.00 4.38 1.25 9.25
2011-12 MIN 2 1 8.2 1.00 1.50 .667 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 1.00 1.000 2.50 1.00 2.00 3.00 0.00 0.50 0.00 2.00 1.00 3.00
2012-13 MIN 6 6 26.3 4.83 9.17 .527 0.00 0.00 .000 3.17 5.67 .559 9.33 3.00 5.33 8.33 0.83 0.67 0.17 2.33 2.00 12.83
2013-14 MIN 6 6 22.8 3.33 6.33 .526 0.00 0.00 .000 3.17 4.00 .792 5.92 2.17 2.33 4.50 0.50 0.17 0.50 2.50 1.50 9.83
2014-15 MIN 4 3 18.2 3.25 7.75 .419 0.00 0.00 .000 1.75 2.50 .700 6.88 2.25 4.00 6.25 1.25 0.50 0.50 2.75 0.75 8.25
CAREER   26 16 19.8 3.31 6.31 .524 0.00 0.00 .000 2.96 4.08 .726 6.30 1.96 3.38 5.35 0.73 0.42 0.23 3.04 1.38 9.58

NBA Preseason Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2010-11 MIN 8 0 131.5 22 37 .595 0 0 .000 30 36 .833 40 9 22 31 6 3 0 35 10 74
2011-12 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
2012-13 MIN 6 6 157.6 29 55 .527 0 0 .000 19 34 .559 56 18 32 50 5 4 1 14 12 77
2013-14 MIN 6 6 136.7 20 38 .526 0 0 .000 19 24 .792 36 13 14 27 3 1 3 15 9 59
2014-15 MIN 4 3 72.7 13 31 .419 0 0 .000 7 10 .700 28 9 16 25 5 2 2 11 3 33
CAREER   26 16 515.0 86 164 .524 0 0 .000 77 106 .726 164 51 88 139 19 11 6 79 36 249

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
2010-11 MIN 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 .095 0.60 0.30 0.97 6 2 0.750 0.55 0.15 0.70
2011-12 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
2012-13 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
2013-14 MIN 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 0.33 0.11 0.63 4 2 0.667 0.41 0.07 0.47
2014-15 MIN 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 1.67 0.67 0.32 3 1 0.750 0.13 0.10 0.23
CAREER   26 16 1 0 0 0 0 -1 .112 0.53 0.31 0.65 20 6 0.769 1.45 0.74 2.19

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
2010-11 MIN 8 0 .700 .595 7.01 18.52 12.54 7.82 15.91 1.05 0.00 19.40 142.79 -4.20 2.00 127.3 100.4 0.00
2011-12 MIN 2 1 .773 .667 15.13 23.30 19.74 0.00 34.01 3.06 0.00 16.28 166.67 -12.31 2.00 109.9 89.6 0.00
2012-13 MIN 6 6 .550 .527 13.59 22.06 18.02 6.39 14.64 1.30 0.51 23.71 108.61 -5.59 1.40 104.7 85.4 0.00
2013-14 MIN 6 6 .607 .526 9.78 11.82 10.74 3.76 15.64 0.36 1.78 17.82 131.80 -5.13 1.55 115.3 102.4 0.00
2014-15 MIN 4 3 .466 .419 13.20 26.23 19.35 10.34 7.81 1.30 2.37 22.34 111.94 0.44 1.06 105.4 98.1 0.00
CAREER   26 16 .591 .524 10.70 19.00 14.79 6.44 14.60 1.04 0.96 20.44 125.08 -4.42 1.52 113.3 96.9 19.18

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NBA Training Camp Experience

2010 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2011 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2012 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2013 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves
2014 NBA Training Camp - Minnesota Timberwolves

International Basketball

* International basketball history from 2011-2012

International Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2011-12 * All Teams 17 16 23.2 4.94 8.00 .618 0.00 0.00 .000 4.53 6.00 .755 9.40 2.29 2.82 5.12 0.65 0.47 0.59 2.82 1.47 14.41
2011-12 * PAR 10 9 20.2 4.50 6.50 .692 0.00 0.00 .000 4.70 6.50 .723 10.31 2.60 2.90 5.50 0.60 0.60 0.80 2.30 1.70 13.70
2011-12 * PAR 7 7 27.4 5.57 10.14 .549 0.00 0.00 .000 4.29 5.29 .811 8.09 1.86 2.71 4.57 0.71 0.29 0.29 3.57 1.14 15.43

International Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
2011-12 * All Teams 17 16 393.9 84 136 .618 0 0 .000 77 102 .755 160 39 48 87 11 8 10 48 25 245
2011-12 * PAR 10 9 202.2 45 65 .692 0 0 .000 47 65 .723 103 26 29 55 6 6 8 23 17 137
2011-12 * PAR 7 7 191.6 39 71 .549 0 0 .000 30 37 .811 57 13 19 32 5 2 2 25 8 108

International 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
2011-12 * All Teams 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
2011-12 * PAR 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195 0.35 0.35 1.00 7 3 0.700 1.25 0.60 1.85
2011-12 * PAR 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 0.62 0.25 0.52 4 3 0.571 0.98 0.12 1.11

International 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
2011-12 * All Teams 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 26.02
2011-12 * PAR 10 9 .732 .692 18.17 18.27 18.22 6.86 15.37 1.71 4.21 27.13 141.54 -6.37 2.11 133.9 97.9 0.00
2011-12 * PAR 7 7 .619 .549 9.13 13.68 11.38 6.24 8.40 0.61 1.06 24.35 136.01 -2.48 1.52 127.2 109.9 0.00

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National Basketball

Nationality: Montenegro

FIBA Senior Team Events Stats

Year Event GP Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts Place
2014 EuroBasket Qualification - -:- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2011 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 3P% FTM FTA FT% Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts Place
2006 U-20 European-A Championships 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-A Championships

Recent News

Nikola Pekovic To Undergo Surgery On Right Achilles
Nikola Pekovic played in 31 games this season, averaging 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest.

RealGM Staff Report

Nikola Pekovic Out For Season With Ankle Soreness
Nikola Pekovic has played in just 51.8 percent of the Wolves' games since signing a new contract.

Kent Youngblood/Star Tribune

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