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Nikola Pekovic

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  • NBA roundup: Grizzlies finish strong to beat Hawks, 94-88

    Mike Conley had 21 points and six assists, Marc Gasol finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the league-leading Atlanta Hawks, 94-88, on Sunday at Memphis, Tenn. The score was tied at 86 after Mike Scott's three-pointer...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves preview

    The Lakers (7-16) lost a game they expected to win in late November against the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-119, at Staples Center. Instead, Zach LaVine scored a career-high 28 points off the bench, Mo Williams added 25 and Thaddeus Young 22, as the...
  • Kobe Bryant becomes NBA's No. 3 all-time scorer in Lakers' win

    Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
  • Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves

    Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves
    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a dubious place in the NBA record books on Wednesday, as they snapped a 17-game losing streak with their first victory of the season in an 85-77 defeat of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Philadelphia entered the...
  • 76ers finally win, avoid matching NBA's worst start

    MINNEAPOLIS -- On the cusp of claiming a dubious place in the NBA record books, the Philadelphia 76ers found the breakthrough they sought for more than two months. The 76ers entered Wednesday with an 0-17 record, one loss away from tying the 2009-10 New...