Nikola Pekovic
Full Name: Nikola Pekovic
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 265
Birthdate: January 3, 1986
High School:
Team: Partizan Belgrade
Country: Serbia
 

Serbian SuperLeague
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 14 0 25 39 41 8 14 .571 0 0 .000 32 4 8 0 58 4.10
2005-06 15 0 40 63 .635 34 45 .756 0 0 .000 57 2 15 4 114 7.60
2006-07 20 0 74 110 .673 73 100 .730 0 0 .000 80 7 19 11 221 11.1
2007-08 7 0 26 53 .491 38 46 .826 0 0 .000 36 4 5 4 90 12.9
Totals 56 0 165 265 .623 153 205 .746 0 0 .000 205 17 47 19 483 8.60
Adriatic League
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 27 20 67 109 .615 62 81 .765 0 0 .000 96 5 18 17 196 7.30
2006-07 31 24 98 138 .710 83 110 .755 0 1 .000 85 4 19 17 279 9.00
2007-08 28 26 154 225 .684 118 148 .797 0 0 .000 154 21 25 25 426 15.2
Totals 86 70 319 472 .676 263 339 .776 0 1 .000 335 30 62 59 307 10.5
Euroleague
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 14 2 39 68 .574 21 31 .677 0 0 .000 51 4 7 6 99 7.10
2006-07 20 3 35 60 .583 25 35 .714 0 1 .000 51 4 11 6 95 4.80
2007-08 23 14 143 245 .584 92 119 .773 0 0 .000 158 19 16 13 378 16.4
Totals 57 19 217 373 .582 138 185 .746 0 0 .000 260 27 34 25 572 10.0

Career Highlights: Grew up playing with KK Buducnost Podgorica in his native Serbia. Signed with KK Atlas Belgrade for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons. Moved on to play with BC Partizan Belgrade in 2005-06 and has been there ever since. Named MVP of the Adriatic League Final Four. A member of the Serbian National Team. Helped Serbia & Montenegro win the gold medal at the 2006 European U-20 Championships held in Izmir, Turkey, averaging 11.6 points and 6.0 rebounds, and the bronze medal at the 2005 European U-20 Championships held in Moscow, Russia, averaging 11.6 points and 9.1 rebounds.

2007-08: Averaging 12.9 points and 5.1 rebounds through seven games in Serbian SuperLeague regular season play. Averaged 15.2 points and 5.5 rebounds in Adriatic League play, helping Partizan reach the quarterfinals. Scored 20 or more points eight times. Recorded highs of 33 points and 11 rebounds vs. Split. Posted 31 points vs. Olimpija. Earned Adriatic League All-Star Game MVP honors after scoring 26 points and grabbing eight rebounds. Averaged 16.4 points and 6.9 rebounds in Euroleague play. Posted four double-doubles. Scored a high of 29 points vs. FC Barcelona. Tallied 26 points, 16 rebounds, and four blocked shots vs. Chorale Roanne. Earned All-Euroleague Second Team honors.

2006-07: Helped Partizan capture titles in the Serbian and Adriatic Leagues. Averaged 12.8 points and 7.4 rebounds in Serbian SuperLeague regular season play. Contributed 7.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in six playoff contests. Averaged 9.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in Adriatic League play. Scored in double figures 13 times, posting a high of 20 points vs. Cibona. Averaged 4.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 13.9 minutes a contest in Euroleague play. Scored a high of 12 points vs. Unicaja.

2005-06: Helped Partizan capture the Serbian SuperLeague title. Averaged 7.3 points and 6.2 rebounds in Serbian SuperLeague regular season play. Contributed 8.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in five playoff contests. Averaged 7.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in Adriatic League play. Scored in double figures eight times, recording a high of 17 points vs. Cibona. Averaged 7.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 18.0 minutes a contest in Euroleague play. Recorded a high of 15 points at Unicaja.

2004-05: Averaged 4.1 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.9 minutes a contest for Atlas in Serbian SuperLeague regular season play. Contributed 9.3 points and 4.8 rebounds in YUBA 1A League play. Also competed for KK Avala Ada Beograd in the YUBA 1B League.

Strengths: Possesses great strength and is skilled and efficient in the low block. Passes well out of double teams.



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