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  1. Nikola Pekovic out until mid-January?

    Nick Borges

    Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations/head coach Flip Saunders spoke to the media on Tuesday and part of the discussion dealt with Nikola Pekovic's status. Pekovic has missed Minnesota's last 11 games due to a sprained wrist and a...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  2. DeMarcus Cousins among surprisingly 'gravity' outliers -- NBA

    Kevin Pelton

    Insider's exploration of 'gravity' continues, as Kevin Pelton takes a look at surprising counterexamples.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  3. 2014-15 NBA preview: Minnesota Timberwolves outlook

    Kevin Pelton

    How will the Minnesota Timberwolves fare in 2014-15? Here's our projection.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  4. Will Pekovic, Martin become trade bait?

    Joe Kaiser

    So Kevin Love is reportedly set to join the Cleveland Cavaliers after a six-year run in Minnesota... and the knee-jerk reaction by most NBA fans is that the Timberwolves will be really bad next season -- quite possibly even one of the worst teams in ...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  5. 2014 NBA Draft: Jerami Grant the next Kawhi Leonard?

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says teams that are drafting in the first round could learn a couple of lessons from the Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  6. Could Nikola Pekovic be shutdown?

    Nick Borges

    Nikola Pekovic has been suffering from ankle bursitis and once again it forced him to leave a game because of the intense pain. Pekovic just returned from a six-game absence and previously missed 13 games due to the ailment. Monday he lasted just sev...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Nikola Pekovic's status for Friday

    Nick Borges

    There had been some talk that center Nikola Pekovic could return on Friday after missing the last six games due to ankle bursitis, but after watching practice on Thursday, head coach Rick Adelman doesn't think he's ready. "He did a little bit, yes...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  8. NBA Rookie Watch: Which veteran should Steven Adams study?

    David Thorpe

    Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Steven Adams study?

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  9. NBA Rookie Watch: Which veteran should Gorgui Dieng study?

    David Thorpe

    Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Gorgui Dieng study?

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  10. Nikola Pekovic getting close

    Nick Borges

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have been without starting center Nikola Pekovic for the last six games due to ankle bursitis. He has been doing a lot of on-court work and may play in the Wolves' next game, according to the Star Tribune. Kent Younblood...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  11. Big week ahead for Dieng?

    Joe Kaiser

    Nikola Pekovic missed Sunday's game against Sacramento due to a recurrence of bursitis in his right ankle, and rookie big man Gorgui Dieng responded with the best game of his young career: 12 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks in 37 minutes. The fir...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  12. NBA - How Kevin Love is shedding his image as a no-defense, selfi...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says Kevin Love is playing at an MVP level, but to gain support and respect, his team needs to win and he won't do that without some help around him.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  13. Bursitis an issue again for Nikola Pekovic

    Nick Borges

    Nikola Pekovic missed 13 games in February due to bursitis in his right ankle and once again it is an issue as he could not play Sunday. "He doesn't really know (what happened)," head coach Rick Adelman told Nate Sandell of "There wa...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  14. Nikola Pekovic's restricted minutes

    Nick Borges

    Center Nikola Pekovic returned to the active lineup last week following a 13 game absence due to bursitis in his right ankle. Pekovic has played well, however he's not happy that his minutes are being limited at this time. "It's tough, but I just ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  15. How returns of Eric Bledsoe, Nikola Pekovic, Russell Westbrook af...

    Joe Kaiser

    Joe Kaiser looks at how the returns of Nikola Pekovic, Russell Westbrook and Eric Bledsoe affect other star players.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  16. Will Pekovic, Martin play on Saturday?

    Joe Kaiser

    Kevin Martin (thumb) hasn't played in a game since Feb. 7 and, for Nikola Pekovic (ankle), it has been since Jan. 27. But both players could make their return Saturday when Minnesota plays in Sacramento. Martin and Pekovic scrimmaged Thursday duri...

    Blog | February 27, 2014