Minneapolis Star Tribune "Nikola Pekovic said he’s not upset, he’s just unsure. He’s not frustrated, he’s just trying to find a good fit. Early in the season, fresh off signing his long-term deal, Pekovic is trying to fit in with the only NBA team he has played for. So much has changed from a year ago. Kevin Love,..." November 08
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves today finally reached agreement with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic on a new contract. It is according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations a five-year $60 million contract that also includes as much as $8 million more in bonus incentives. The Wolves got..." August 15
This just in: I'm told Nikola Pekovic and Wolves have agreed to five-year deal worth $60 million
Flip remains confidnet Pek deal will get down. Asked for a deadline he said "Training camp."
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday that president of basketball operations Flip Saunders will travel to New York early next week – as early as Monday – to talk with Nikola Pekovic’s agent Jeff Schwartz in hopes of finalizing a deal for the restricted free agent center. The Wolves..." July 24
St. Paul Pioneer Press "It looks as if the Timberwolves might have gotten a bit of a break in their attempt to re-sign Nikola Pekovic. Surprisingly, the restricted free-agent center has not received a competing offer sheet from any other team, thus reducing his contract leverage. Teams that reportedly were interested..." July 19
Minnesota, Nikola Pekovic getting closer on a four-year, $50 million contract extension, league sources tell Y! Sports.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Timberwolves have made a formal contract offer to restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic and waived two players in preparation for Wednesday’s end to the NBA moratorium period. According to league sources, the Wolves made an offer to Pekovic on Friday and expect to receive a response early..." July 08
CBSSports.com "Over the last two seasons, Nikola Pekovic has gone from Darko Milicic's backup with the Minnesota Timberwolves to one of the biggest free agents on the market this summer. The 27-year-old center broke through to become a legitimate starter in the league during the 2011-12 lockout-shortened season..." June 27
St. Paul Pioneer Press "A year ago, the Timberwolves, under then-basketball president David Kahn, signed Portland Trail Blazers restricted free-agent forward Nicolas Batum to an offer sheet worth nearly $47 million over four years. Portland matched the offer but had to overpay considerably for Batum, and it's a good bet..." June 26
Fox Sports North "Flip Saunders' pre-draft mission isn't limited to scouring the 2013 class for potential sleeper picks. While that's been the bulk of his workload this week, the Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations has plenty of in-house chores on his to-do list, even if they mean going..." May 30
SheridanHoops.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are fielding calls from everywhere, but the team they’d really like to to make a deal with is Minnesota. And if the Timberwolves are willing to surrender Kevin Love, the No. 1 pick is available to them, sources tell SheridanHoops.com. The situation with Love in..." May 30
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Despite all the evidence to the contrary, Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic fairly bristles if you suggest that, even with all those muscles and menacing tattoos, he’s really just cute and cuddly underneath. Never mind that he has been known to wrap the team’s equipment guy in a big, lovable,..." April 15
#Twolves Nikola Pekovic is out tonight with left calf contusion vs. #Suns.
Rant Sports "Stop me if you have heard this before. Minnesota Timberwolves starting center Nikola Pekovic is out tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies due to a sprained left ankle. The sprain apparently occurred in last night’s home win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The official news was just broken via the..." March 31
Minneapolis Star Tribune "After playing the month of March with just nine healthy players, the Timberwolves got reinforcements Sunday when center Nikola Pekovic and forward Andrei Kirilenko returned. Pekovic had missed eight games with an abdominal strain, Kirilenko nine games with a left calf strain. Both started..." March 18
No AK (Kirilenko), No Pek (Pekovic) tonight. Again.
St. Paul Pioneer Press "People who know say there is no chance of the Timberwolves not signing center Nikola Pekovic to a contract extension. Pekovic, 27, who is averaging 15.9 points and 8.8 rebounds, can become a restricted free agent after the season. The Wolves, though, can match any offer and retain him. The..." March 06
Pekovic and AK out thru Sunday's Dallas game and then will be reevaluated
Twolves will be without Andrei Kirilenko (left calf strain) and Pekovic (strained abdominal muscle) tonight vs. Heat.
Pekovic update from a source: MRI today didn't show anything. But he's still in pain (abdominal injury). His return date is TBD.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves went back to work Sunday after taking Saturday off. And... Luke Ridnour worked with development coach David Adelman long after practice even though he only shot mostly during it and afterward said he is feeling much better thanks to a cortisone shot to help a herniated disc in his..." October 22