SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JANUARY 29: Nikola Pekovic #14 of the Minnesota Timberwolves is seen during the game against the Utah Jazz on January 29, 2016 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Nikola Pekovic Injury Update

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that center Nikola Pekovic will miss the entire 2016-17 season due to recurring right ankle pain. A determination about future seasons will be made at a later date.
Pekovic, 30, has played parts of six seasons with the Wolves after the team drafted him with the 31st overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. In 271 career games, the 6-11 center owns averages of 12.6 points and 6.7 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per contest.