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Position
C
 
Jersey
14
Name  Nikola Pekovic
Born  1/3/1986
Height  6-11
Weight  295
College  None
Home Town  Bijelo Polje, Serbia
High School  None
Regular Season Totals
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
2014240107380312746736621217
20131663944379018620626246850302384129
2012195910113850241230315545534350101143
2011126465125601391811653463129318798
20108873591360879010319327183591181
Total60133072119406847348911625167126141375568
 
Regular Season Averages
SeasonMINPTSFG3PTFTOFFDEFTOTASTSTLBLKTOPF
201426.711.94.20.0003.4443.0005.1118.1110.70.70.21.331.89
201330.817.57.00.0003.4443.8154.8528.6670.90.60.41.562.39
201231.616.36.20.0003.8873.7105.0818.7900.90.70.81.632.31
201126.913.95.40.0002.9573.8513.5117.3620.70.60.71.852.09
201013.65.52.10.0001.3381.3851.5852.9690.40.30.51.402.78
Total25.413.05.00.0002.8863.0973.7596.8570.70.50.61.582.40
 
Notes:
2008: Selected by Minnesota in 2nd round (31st overall) of the NBA Draft...2010: signed with Minnesota to a three-year deal worth $13.3 million, Aug. 23rd; Made NBA debut...2013: Re-signed with Minnesota to a five-year deal worth $60 million, Aug. 14th

A very aggressive young man, with explosive talent and a hard work ethic...He is extremely strong, and uses his physical gifts to dominate the paint...Prototypical low post player, who loves to play with his back to the net...Very tough in the paint, and will get most of his points in the post...He is surprisingly mobile for his size and runs the floor well...He also plays well without the ball in his hands...Very sound defensively as well, using his long arms and tough play to cause problems for the opposition...While he works well offensively in the paint, the youngster does not possess a mid-range jumper and also struggles from the foul line.

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