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Nikola Pekovic

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  • Pekovic carries Rubio-less Timberwolves past Pistons

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. No Ricky Rubio? No problem. At least Sunday at the Palace of Auburn Hills, when the Timberwolves made quite the offensive statement albeit with a third-quarter hiccup in a 112-101 victory over a Detroit Pistons team that had won three...
  • Timberwolves rally past Heat, 102-101

    MINNEAPOLIS Slowly, steadily, the Timberwolves' injured players have trickled back into the lineup. Nikola Pekovic first, followed by Kevin Martin. More recently, Ricky Rubio, who played his first game at Target Center in months Wednesday night. Turns...
  • Preview: Miami Heat at Minnesota Timberwolves, 8 p.m. Wednesday

    When/Where: 8 p.m., Target Center, Minneapolis. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the second game of the two-game season series . . . The Heat jumped out to a 29-13 lead at the end of the...
  • Timberwolves stay close but fall to Dallas in Rubio's return

    DALLAS In some respects, nothing changed with the Timberwolves' 100-94 loss at Dallas, the eighth defeat in their past nine games and the 24th in their past 27. In others, everything changed. Ricky Rubio is back. Their star point guard to whom the...
  • Eddie Sefko: Don't you just love the emotional swings of the NBA season?

    If the Dallas Mavericks were a stock market, they'd have had investors jumping off the American Airlines Center roof four days ago. Don't you just love the emotional swings of an NBA season? Dirk Nowitzki has watched his team go through the ups and...
  • As he expected, Love booed loudly by fans in his return to Minnesota as part of Cavaliers

    Kevin Love expected to be booed by Timberwolves fans in his first game back in Minnesota since he was traded to Cleveland last summer. Wolves fans obliged on Saturday night in a 106-90 win for the Cavaliers. He said he wished the franchise would have...
  • LeBron takes over, Cavs win 106-90 in Love's return to Minnesota, as the boos rain down

    The boos were raining down on Kevin Love and his 3-pointer wasn't falling in the building he used to call home. On nights like this in his six years in Minnesota, Love had no one to turn to for help. In Cleveland, he has LeBron James, and the best player...
  • Carter-Williams' triple-double helps 76ers top Timberwolves, 103-94

    PHILADELPHIA One could imagine Friday's game between the 76ers and Minnesota Timberwolves being a future NBA Finals matchup in 2021 or so. At least that is what both franchises hope. There is the prevailing thought that a team in the NBA has to sink...
  • Person with knowledge of decision to AP: Ricky Rubio plans to play Monday against Dallas

    Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on...
  • Martin's Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach...
  • Martin scores 21 in return, Wolves top Celtics for home win

    MINNEAPOLIS Slowly, finally, the band appears to be getting back together. Wednesday night at Target Center, against the Boston Celtics, Wolves veteran guard Kevin Martin returned to action after missing 34 games with a fractured right wrist. "Back...