Pekovic continues to recover from Achilles' tendon surgery, but his increased activity Wednesday represents a positive sign. The big man Pekovic likely won't return until some point in December, and is likely to be buried on the depth chart behind Karl Anthony-Towns and Gorgui Dieng.
Nikola Pekovic is out for Friday's game against Detroit.
Pekovic continues to recover from achilles' tendon surgery and will be listed as out for Friday's game. Although the center hasn't practiced with the Minnesota Timberwolves yet, Pekovic is showing progress as he ran for the first time since last April on Tuesday. It's uncertain when the 29-year-old will return, but when he does, it's likely he won't get many minutes.
Nikola Pekovic ran for the first time since April 2015, Kent Youngblood of the Star Tribune reports.
Pekovic has been out since last April when he injured his Achilles, so any positive news about his recovery has been a long time in the making. Though he probably won't even practice for another couple of weeks, this marks a step in the right direction for Pek to get back into game action.
Nikola Pekovic could be out another month recovering from Achilles' tendon surgery, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Pekovic has started to make some progress as he's doing some workouts, but he's yet to participate in practice. There's no clear timetable for Pekovic's return and he's likely to be eased back into action when he's ready.
Nikola Pekovic is still considered out for Tuesday's preseason game against the Bucks.
Pekovic is still rehabbing his Achilles injury from last season and will continue to miss games throughout the regular season until he is healthy. With Gorgui Dieng, Adrien Payne, Kevin Garnett, and Anthony Karl-Towns in place at the post, the Minnesota Timberwolves will most likely be slow to bring Pekovic back from his injury.
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