Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday.
It was a new day in Minnesota basketball, with Ricky Rubio throwing lob passes and Kevin Love stuffing the stat sheet in front of sellout crowd after sellout crowd.
JaVale McGee scored 19 points to help the Denver Nuggets lock down the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 131-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Charles Jenkins had 24 points and nine assists while playing all 48 minutes to rally the Golden State Warriors from a 21-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 93-88, on Sunday night.
It took almost three full seasons, but the Minnesota Timberwolves finally won a game in April.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without center Nikola Pekovic until at least Friday because of bone spurs in his right ankle.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without two of their top four scorers Friday night against Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City.
Paul Millsap watched his potential game-winning layup roll off the rim at the end of regulation and hung his head in disbelief. He then promised himself he wouldn’t let this game get away in overtime.
Nikola Pekovic says he is ready to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves starting lineup, and not a moment too soon.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic is feeling better after missing the last game because of a right foot injury.
Kevin Love scored 33 points, including eight straight during a key fourth-quarter stretch, and Nikola Pekovic added a career-high 30 to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 111-98 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
The Charlotte Bobcats were in prime position to snap a 15-game losing streak when D.J. Augustin returned to the lineup and helped them take the lead into halftime.
Nikola Pekovic is the name is starting to roll of the tongues of Timberwolves fans. It’s because of his tough play in the post, and because there’s a self-depricating side to him.
Rudy Gay had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Quincy Pondexter added a career-high 17 points as the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a three-game losing streak with a 85-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Nikola Pekovic had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Michael Beasley added 17 points and 14 boards to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 86-84 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night in their first game without the suspended Kevin Love.
Luke Ridnour made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:23 left, Nikola Pekovic scored a career-high 27 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Jersey Nets 108-105 on Friday night.
The Indiana Pacers and Minnesota Timberwolves have been two of the league’s woebegone franchises over the past five seasons or so, both dealing with their own batch of problems that has kept them from relevance.
Minnesota center Darko Milicic and forward Nikola Pekovic were ruled out of the Timberwolves’ game against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night after each sustained ankle injuries the night before in a loss at Portland.