With Nikola Pekovic remaining contractually in limbo as a restricted free agent, he will not play for Montenegro in September's Eurobasket.

Pekovic and the Minnesota Timberwolves continue to negotiate a four-year deal. The Wolves are offering $48 million, while Pekovic is seeking an annual average approaching $15 million.

The Wolves were expected to match any offer to Pekovic, which caused teams to explore other options in free agency.