Nikola Pekovic PF  #14

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jan 3, 1986 (32 years old)

Birthplace: Bijelo Polje, Sandzak (Montenegro)

Nationality: Montenegro

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 307 (139kg)

Hand: Right

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Current Agent: Jeff Schwartz, Sean Kennedy

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 1, Minnesota Timberwolves

Pre-Draft Team: Panathinaikos (Greece)

Nikola Pekovic News

Wolves Waive Nikola Pekovic
Nikola Pekovic is owed $11.6 million for 17-18 season but Minnesota will pursue a medical retirement.

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Nikola Pekovic Prepared To Retire
Minnesota is expected to pursue a medical retirement for Nikola Pekovic after Jan 31st.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Nikola Pekovic Ruled Out For Entire 16-17 Season With Ankle Injury
Nikola Pekovic has career averages of 12.6 points and 6.7 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per game.

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Nikola Pekovic Out Indefinitely As Achilles Recovery Lingers
Nikola Pekovic underwent a debridement and repair of his right Achilles on April 8, 2015.

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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.

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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

Nikola Pekovic Out Indefinitely With Bursitis In Right Ankle
Nikola Pekovic will be withheld from basketball activities for 7-10 days and will be reevaluated at that time.

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Saunders: Pekovic Signing Leaves Future Cap Room For Love, Rubio
Flip Saunders plans to build around Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio and Nikola Pekovic.

Phil Ervin/FOXSportsNorth

Nikola Pekovic, Wolves Agree On $60M Deal
Nikola Pekovic and Timberwolves have agreed upon a five-year, $60 million deal.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Saunders Confident Of Re-Signing Pekovic Before Training Camp
Flip Saunders has continued to state his confidence in the Timberwolves' ability to re-sign Nikola Pekovic.

Jerry Zgoda/Minnesota Star Tribune

Nikola Pekovic To Miss EuroBasket For Montenegro
Nikola Pekovic will miss EuroBasket 2013 for Montenegro due to the fact that he is still in contract negotiations with the Timberwolves.

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Pekovic Seeks $15M Annual Contract
The Wolves have a four-year, $48 million contract on the table to Nikola Pekovic.

Darren Wolfson/1500 ESPN

Wolves Remain Optimistic About Reaching Deal With Pekovic
Flip Saunders will meet with Nikola Pekovic's agent in New York in the near future.

Sid Hartman/Star Tribune

Saunders To Meet With Pekovic's Agent
Nikola Pekovic is in line for an extension that could keep him with the Timberwolves for four additional seasons.

Kent Youngblood/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Taylor Expects Timberwolves To Reach Agreement With Pekovic
Nikola Pekovic has not received an offer sheet from a competing team.

Jerry Zgoda/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wolves Make Offer To Pekovic Believed To Be $12M Annually
Nikola Pekovic is not believed to have been offered a deal by a rival team.

Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune

Love Thinks Less Than Max Contract Will Give T-Wolves Space To Sign Pekovic
Kevin Love did not receive the maximum five-year deal from the Timberwolves.

Dan Patrick Show (via Phil Ervin/FOXSportsNorth)

Pekovic Wants To Stay With Timberwolves
Nikola Pekovic has not engaged in contract talks with the Timberwolves.

Charley Walters/Pioneer Press

Pekovic To Miss Next 7-10 Days
Nikola Pekovic will miss the next seven to 10 days.

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Lakers Receive Gasol Inquiries From Raptors, Wolves
The Lakers are telling teams that they will assess the roster upon the return of Steve Nash and not explore Pau Gasol trades until then.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Pekovic Returns To Practice, Expected To Play Wednesday
Nikola Pekovic felt a little pain in his injured ankle.

Jerry Zgoda/Star Tribune

Pekovic Would Like To Sign Extension With Timberwolves
Nikola Pekovic will become a restricted free agent in July 2013.

Jerry Zgoda/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Anderson Beats Out Ilyasova, Pekovic To Win 2012 Most Improved Player Award
Ryan Anderson received 33 of a possible 66 first place votes.

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Pekovic To Undergo Surgery On Right Ankle After Season
Nikola Pekovic will undergo surgery on May 15th to remove bone spurs from his right ankle.

Kent Youngblood/Minneapolis Star Tribune

Pekovic Signs One-Year Deal With Partizan
Nikola Pekovic has a provision in the contract that allows him to return to the Timberwolves when the NBA's lockout ends.

Pioneer Press

Wolves Sign Nikola Pekovic
The Wolves have signed Nikola Pekovic, their second round pick in the 2008 Draft, to a $13 million contract over three seasons.

Chad Ford/ESPN (via Twitter)

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