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Nikola Pekovic
PPG RPG APG
12.5 7.5 0.9
Team: MinnesotaHeight: 6-11 Born: 1/3/1986
Position: CWeight: 295 Birthplace: Bijelo Polje, Yugoslavia
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 1st pick by Timberwolves (2008)


Latest News
Apr. 8 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST0:47 UAE (+1)22:4716:47 ET3:47 PM CT19:47 - Pekovic had surgery on his right Achilles tendon Tuesday in hopes of addressing the pain in his bothersome right foot.
Analysis: Pekovic went to Charlotte where Dr. Robert Anderson performed a debridement and repair of the tendon. There is no timetable for his return but the Wolves are hopeful he will be healthy for training camp next season. Pekovic played in just 31 games this season, averaging 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.
Mar. 19 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST6:46 UAE (+1)03:4622:46 ET8:46 PM CT1:46 - Pekovic will have surgery on the Achilles tendon on his right foot.
Analysis: The Timberwolves announced Thursday the surgery will be done next week in Charlotte, North Carolina, by foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson. The procedure is called a debridement and repair. Pekovic played in only 31 games this season, averaging 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest. The 6-foot-11, 295-pound Montenegrin has missed the last 12 games after sitting out half of November, all of December and most of January with his ankle injury.
Mar. 2 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST8:28 UAE05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT3:28 - Pekovic has a sore right ankle.
Analysis: The injury isn't considered serious, so Pekovic is day-to-day.
Feb. 9 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - Pekovic scored a season-high 29 points to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
Analysis: Pekovic was averaging 13.0 points in his first 10 games back from a wrist injury.
Nov. 18 3:51 PM PT4:51 PM MT5:51 PM CT6:51 PM ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST3:51 UAE (+1)00:5118:51 ET5:51 PM CT21:51 - Pekovic remains out with a right ankle injury.
Analysis: Coach Flip Saunders indicated recently that Pekovic is nearing his return.
Oct. 31 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:340:34 ET10:34 PM CT2:34 - Pekovic scored 17 and grabbed 10 rebounds in Thursday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: Pekovic bounced back from a rough opener in Memphis when he was 2 for 9 with five points.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
10-11 Min 65 13.6 5.5 3.0 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.4 .517 - .763
11-12 Min 47 26.9 13.9 7.4 0.7 0.6 0.7 1.9 .564 - .743
12-13 Min 62 31.6 16.3 8.8 0.9 0.7 0.8 1.6 .520 - .744
13-14 Min 54 30.8 17.5 8.7 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.6 .541 - .747
14-15 Min 31 26.3 12.5 7.5 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.4 .424 - .837
Career 259 25.4 12.9 6.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.6 .521 - .759

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
10-11 Min  65 887 136 263 0 0 87 114 90 193 27 18 35 91 359
11-12 Min  47 1264 256 454 0 0 139 187 181 346 31 29 31 87 651
12-13 Min  62 1959 385 741 0 0 241 324 230 545 53 43 50 101 1011
13-14 Min  54 1663 379 701 0 0 186 249 206 468 50 30 23 84 944
14-15 Min  31 815 139 328 0 0 108 129 89 234 27 19 12 42 386
Career 259 6588 1295 2487 0 0 761 1003 796 1786 188 139 151 405 3351


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