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14 Nikola Pekovic C

Minnesota Timberwolves

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Own%Start%
76%21%
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GPMIN/GPPGREB/GAST/GFG %
3126.312.57.50.942.4

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Wolves center Nikola Pekovic underwent surgery Wednesday
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic underwent surgery to repair his right Achilles on Wednesday, the team announced.

Pekovic will miss the rest of the season as he recovers from the surgery and there is no timetable on his return.

In 31 games, Pekovic averaged 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.

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Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic worried about long-term future after injury
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic has been plagued by ankle and foot problems for the last three seasons. 

He's about to have Achilles tendon surgery, which ended his 2014-15 season early, and he's beginning to worry about the impact of all of these injuries down the road. 

"Of course I am,’" he said. "I’m pretty much worrying about how this is going to affect my life in 10 years. I mean, I’m still thinking about basketball [too]. But when you deal so much with something like this. … It’s a big deal, I think."

Pekovic said that the surgery was "the last thing I could try" to alleviate the pain, per the Star Tribune.

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Timberwolves C Nikola Pekovic out for remainder of season
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will undergo a debridement and repair of his right achilles and miss the remainder of the season, the team announced on Thursday.

Pekovic, 29, only played in 31 games this season, averaging 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds.

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Timberwolves' Nikola Pekovic (ankle) out remainder of the season
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

Nikola Pekovic has been out since March 13 with an ankle injury and the Timberwolves announced Monday that the center will not return this season.

Pekovic is currently second on the team this season with 7.5 rebounds per game and was also averaging 12.5 points.

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Timberwolves unveil injury report for Monday's game vs. Jazz
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

The Timberwolves continue to be plagued by numerous injuries and released a lengthy injury report for Monday's game against the Jazz.

Forward Anthony Bennett is listed as probable with an ankle injury, which he aggravated during Sunday's loss. Meanwhile, guard Ricky Rubio (ankle) was downgraded to doubtful, while guard Gary Neal (ankle) and centers Nikola Pekovic (ankle) and Gorgui Dieng (concussion) are out.

The Timberwolves are 6-point underdogs.

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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2010-11Minnesota6588713626351.7000.08711476.33595.5
2011-12Minnesota47126425645456.4000.013918774.365113.9
2012-13Minnesota62195938574152.0000.024132474.4101116.3
2013-14Minnesota54166337970154.1000.018624974.794417.5
2014-15Minnesota3181513932842.4000.010812983.738612.5
TOTAL25965891295248752.1000.0761100375.9335112.9
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SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2010-11Minnesota658871933.0270.4180.3350.591
2011-12Minnesota4712643467.4310.7290.6310.787
2012-13Minnesota6219595458.8530.9430.7500.8101
2013-14Minnesota5416634688.7500.9300.6230.484
2014-15Minnesota318152347.5270.9190.6120.442
TOTAL259658917866.91880.71390.51510.6405
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-11/295
Birthdate:
1/3/1986
Age:
29
Hometown:
Bijelo Polje, Montenegro, Yugosl
Team:
Minnesota Timberwolves
School:
No College
NBA Experience:
4
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