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Nikola Pekovic
STRENGTHS:
- Efficiency
- Likes to mix it up inside
- Setting screens
- Ability to establish position in post
- Back to basket scoring
- Excellent hands
- Excellent Touch
- Late bloomer
- Likelihood of reaching potential
- Physical Toughness
- Work ethic
- High-level productivity
- Ability to finish w/either hand
- Frail frame
- Strength
- Wingspan
- Defensive rebounding
- Offensive rebounding
- Mid-range Jumper
WEAKNESSES:
- Better suited for half-court offense
- Ball-handling skills
- Defensive potential
- Lateral quickness
- Average basketball IQ
- Fundamentals
- Can NBA rookie scale compete financially w/other options?
- Tweener?
- Passing skills
- Average athleticism
- 3-point range
Recent Tweets
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DraftExpress: RT @MiskoRaznatovic After end of Nba season 17th April Nikola Pekovic may finish the season in some of Turkish teams where s dead lin ...
2013-04-01 09:43:21
DraftExpress: After end of Nba season 17th April Nikola Pekovic may finish the season in some of Turkish teams where s dead line until 19th of April.
2013-04-01 09:39:21
Josh Childress, Tiago Splitter, Linas Kleiza, Nikola Pekovic, Omer Asik, Timofey Mozgov, Semih Erden, Big Sofo (?) and others have all left.
2010-07-11 09:56:05
No Nikola Pekovic for Pana so Giorgi Shermandini getting some good minutes here with Mike Batiste in foul trouble. Body looks much better.
2010-03-04 15:58:09
Unbelievable how much contact the refs allow on every possession off ball in Europe. All out war. Nikola Pekovic is a horse
2010-02-11 15:04:00
Top 25s - Full List
RankCategoryTotal
1PER33.4
5PER26.3
2TS%76
21TS%66
2eFG%73
17EFF15.4
13EFF/4023.6
1EFF/4033
1WS/4017.8
2Pts/Pos1.35
Team: Timberwolves College Team: Timberwolves
PhysicalsPositions SalaryMisc
H: 6' 11"
W: 243 lbs
Bday: 03/01/1986
(28 Years Old)
Current: C
NBA:   C
Possible: PF/C
Agent: Sean Kennedy
Current Salary:$12,100,000
High School:
Hometown: Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
Drafted:  Pick 31 in 2008 by Timberwolves
Best Case: Al Jefferson
Worst Case: Rasho Nesterovic

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Statistical Top 25s

Basic Statistics
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.57.32.54.061.52.54.061.50.00.0 2.33.076.51.81.83.60.20.70.61.23.3
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.07.12.84.957.42.84.957.40.00.0 1.52.267.72.11.53.60.30.50.41.43.1
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.99.03.24.571.03.24.471.50.00.00.02.73.575.51.41.32.70.10.60.51.13.4
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.94.81.83.058.31.83.059.30.00.10.01.31.871.41.11.52.60.20.60.31.13.6
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.916.46.210.758.46.210.758.40.00.0 4.05.277.33.33.66.90.80.70.62.13.2
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.715.25.58.068.45.58.068.40.00.0 4.25.379.72.62.95.50.80.90.91.53.1
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.111.44.05.671.44.05.671.40.00.0 3.44.871.01.42.23.60.50.20.71.53.0
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.113.04.36.863.44.36.863.40.00.0 4.45.777.51.82.03.80.30.30.72.32.8
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.112.24.36.268.34.36.268.30.00.0 3.74.975.41.72.03.70.60.50.61.42.5
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.914.85.28.660.75.28.660.70.00.0 4.35.972.71.61.93.50.50.60.41.92.8
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.65.52.14.051.72.14.051.70.00.0 1.31.876.31.41.63.00.40.30.51.42.8
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.213.74.56.569.24.56.569.20.00.0 4.76.572.32.62.95.50.60.60.81.72.3
2011/12EUROPartizan727.415.45.610.154.95.610.154.90.00.0 4.35.381.11.92.74.60.70.30.31.13.6
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.913.95.49.756.45.49.756.40.00.0 3.04.074.33.93.57.40.70.60.71.92.1
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.616.36.212.051.96.212.051.90.00.0 3.95.274.43.75.18.80.90.70.81.62.3
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.817.57.013.054.17.013.054.10.00.0 3.44.674.73.84.98.70.90.60.41.62.4
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.611.94.210.042.24.210.042.20.00.0 3.43.988.63.05.18.10.70.70.21.31.9

Basic Statistics Per 40
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.517.66.09.861.56.09.861.50.00.0 5.67.376.54.34.38.60.41.61.53.07.9
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.015.76.210.857.46.210.857.40.00.0 3.34.967.74.83.38.10.61.11.03.07.0
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.922.68.011.271.08.011.171.50.00.10.06.78.975.53.63.36.90.31.51.42.88.4
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.913.75.18.758.35.18.559.30.00.10.03.65.171.43.24.27.40.61.60.93.010.3
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.924.49.215.858.49.215.858.40.00.0 5.97.777.34.95.310.21.21.00.83.14.8
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.724.68.913.068.48.913.068.40.00.0 6.88.679.74.24.78.91.21.41.42.45.0
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.128.410.014.071.410.014.071.40.00.0 8.411.871.03.65.49.01.30.61.73.87.4
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.128.79.414.963.49.414.963.40.00.0 9.812.677.54.04.38.30.70.71.55.16.2
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.128.59.914.668.39.914.668.30.00.0 8.611.475.43.94.78.61.51.31.43.35.9
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.926.99.515.760.79.515.760.70.00.0 7.910.872.72.93.56.51.01.10.73.55.1
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.616.26.111.951.76.111.951.70.00.0 3.95.176.34.14.68.71.20.81.64.18.2
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.227.18.912.969.28.912.969.20.00.0 9.312.972.35.15.710.91.21.21.63.44.6
2011/12EUROPartizan727.422.58.114.854.98.114.854.90.00.0 6.37.781.12.74.06.71.00.40.41.75.2
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.920.68.114.456.48.114.456.40.00.0 4.45.974.35.75.210.91.00.91.02.83.1
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.620.67.915.251.97.915.251.90.00.0 4.96.674.44.76.411.11.10.91.02.12.9
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.822.79.116.954.19.116.954.10.00.0 4.56.074.75.06.311.31.20.70.62.03.1
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.617.96.415.142.26.415.142.20.00.0 5.25.988.64.57.712.21.01.00.32.02.8

Basic Statistics Per 40 Pace Adjusted
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsFGFGAFG%2Pt2PtA2P%3Pt3PtA3P%FTMFTAFT%OffDefTOTAstsStlsBlksTOsPFs
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.517.15.89.561.55.89.561.50.00.0 5.47.176.54.24.28.40.41.61.52.97.7
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.015.15.910.457.45.910.457.40.00.0 3.24.767.74.63.27.80.61.10.92.96.7
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.922.27.811.071.07.810.971.50.00.10.06.68.875.53.53.36.80.31.51.42.78.3
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.913.14.88.358.34.88.159.30.00.10.03.44.871.43.04.07.00.61.50.82.99.8
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.724.38.812.868.48.812.868.40.00.0 6.78.479.74.14.78.81.21.41.42.35.0
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.924.29.115.758.49.115.758.40.00.0 5.97.677.34.95.210.11.21.00.83.14.7
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.127.69.713.671.49.713.671.40.00.0 8.211.571.03.55.28.71.30.61.63.77.2
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.128.79.515.063.49.515.063.40.00.0 9.812.677.54.04.38.30.70.71.55.26.2
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.128.39.914.468.39.914.468.30.00.0 8.511.375.43.94.68.51.51.31.43.25.8
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.927.29.615.960.79.615.960.70.00.0 7.910.972.73.03.56.51.01.10.73.55.1
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.615.35.811.251.75.811.251.70.00.0 3.74.976.33.84.48.21.20.81.53.97.7
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.244.114.520.969.214.520.969.20.00.0 15.120.972.38.49.317.71.91.92.65.57.4
2011/12EUROPartizan727.422.38.014.754.98.014.754.90.00.0 6.27.681.12.73.96.61.00.40.41.75.2
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.920.07.914.056.47.914.056.40.00.0 4.35.874.35.65.110.61.00.91.02.73.0
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.620.47.815.051.97.815.051.90.00.0 4.96.574.44.66.411.01.10.91.02.02.9
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.821.68.716.054.18.716.054.10.00.0 4.35.774.74.76.010.71.10.70.51.93.0
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.617.26.114.542.26.114.542.20.00.0 5.05.688.64.37.411.71.01.00.31.92.7

Efficiency Statistics
Player InfoShooting RatiosPassing RatiosDefensive Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPTs/gFGA/gPts/PlayTS%eFG%FTA/FGA3PA/FGAAst/gAst/FGAA/TOPPRBK/gSTL/gPF/g
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.57.34.01.090.670.610.740.000.20.050.15-6.670.60.73.3
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.07.14.90.970.600.570.460.000.30.060.21-6.490.40.53.1
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.99.04.51.250.740.710.800.010.10.030.12-6.360.50.63.4
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.94.83.00.970.620.580.580.020.20.070.19-6.630.30.63.6
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.916.410.71.080.630.580.490.000.80.080.40-5.730.60.73.2
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.715.28.01.270.720.680.660.000.80.090.51-3.920.90.93.1
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.111.45.61.220.730.710.840.000.50.090.35-7.330.70.23.0
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.113.06.81.100.690.630.850.000.30.050.14-11.650.70.32.8
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.112.26.21.230.720.680.780.000.60.100.45-5.760.60.52.5
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.914.88.61.110.650.610.690.000.50.060.28-7.150.40.62.8
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.65.54.00.880.570.520.430.000.40.100.30-8.250.50.32.8
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.213.76.51.220.720.691.000.000.60.090.35-6.460.80.62.3
2011/12EUROPartizan727.415.410.11.120.610.550.520.000.70.070.63-2.450.30.33.6
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.913.99.71.040.600.560.410.000.70.070.36-5.260.70.62.1
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.616.312.01.020.570.520.440.000.90.070.52-3.370.80.72.3
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.817.513.01.050.580.540.360.000.90.070.58-3.110.40.62.4
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.611.910.00.900.500.420.390.000.70.070.50-3.360.20.71.9

Usage Statistics
Player InfoComplete MetricsPossession InfoPossession Ratios
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPEREFFEFF/40WS/40Pos/gTm Pos/g% Tm PosPts/PosFGA/PosFTA/PosAst/PosTO/Pos
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.016.07.817.36.05.874.27.91.210.830.380.050.23
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.519.08.821.48.55.775.27.61.270.710.520.030.21
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.912.45.616.04.04.275.25.61.120.710.410.050.25
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.922.79.824.69.36.374.98.51.420.700.560.020.17
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.728.818.229.414.110.673.314.41.440.760.500.070.14
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.926.117.726.311.512.872.817.51.290.830.410.060.16
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.130.912.029.812.18.571.511.91.340.660.560.060.18
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.127.312.026.59.310.370.714.61.260.660.550.030.23
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.132.013.130.613.48.870.912.41.390.710.560.070.16
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.926.412.923.68.211.470.016.31.290.750.520.050.17
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.611.26.017.54.55.3100.05.31.050.770.330.080.27
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.921.416.123.911.810.996.511.31.270.880.360.060.17
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.232.515.731.115.69.972.313.71.380.660.660.060.17
2011/12EUROPartizan727.423.014.621.37.411.771.816.31.320.870.450.060.10
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.620.118.723.711.713.495.614.01.220.900.390.060.12
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.820.519.425.112.113.8101.313.71.260.940.330.070.11
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.616.414.021.110.410.999.611.01.090.910.360.060.12

Player Percentage of Team's Offensive Stats
Player InfoTotal PointsField Goals3 Point ShootingFree Throw Shooting
YearLeagueTeamGPMinPtsTm% TmFgTm% TmFgaTm% Tm3PtTm% Tm3PtaTm% TmFtTm% TmFtaTm% Tm
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.57.384.28.62.527.94.34.057.27.10.07.20.00.018.50.02.321.210.83.028.410.5
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.07.169.910.12.823.64.74.959.08.20.06.10.00.019.20.01.516.49.12.223.49.5
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.99.084.110.73.229.05.44.558.37.60.07.10.00.018.90.22.719.014.13.525.214.1
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.94.876.66.21.825.63.03.059.05.10.07.30.00.119.80.31.318.26.91.823.27.5
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.916.476.121.66.227.210.610.758.918.10.06.70.00.020.20.04.015.126.55.220.125.7
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.715.282.418.55.528.49.68.057.214.00.06.30.00.018.40.04.219.321.85.325.320.9
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.111.485.913.34.030.17.35.655.510.20.08.70.00.020.10.03.417.019.94.822.021.7
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.113.079.816.34.327.67.76.855.712.10.08.20.00.021.80.04.416.327.25.720.727.6
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.112.286.714.14.330.07.76.255.211.30.08.70.00.020.90.03.717.920.54.924.719.8
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.914.876.919.25.226.79.78.654.115.90.06.30.00.018.40.04.317.325.05.923.325.5
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.65.5101.15.52.137.72.44.085.54.70.07.20.00.019.10.01.318.57.21.824.17.3
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.213.777.417.74.526.78.16.555.411.70.05.90.00.016.80.04.718.225.86.524.226.8
2011/12EUROPartizan727.415.473.920.95.625.39.710.157.617.60.05.10.00.018.10.04.318.223.55.322.223.8
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.913.997.914.15.435.76.69.782.311.70.07.20.00.021.60.03.019.415.24.025.215.8
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.616.395.717.06.235.97.612.081.714.60.05.50.00.018.00.03.918.521.05.224.921.0
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.817.5106.916.37.038.98.013.087.514.80.07.30.00.021.50.03.421.815.84.628.116.4
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.611.999.811.94.237.25.010.085.111.80.05.30.00.014.90.03.420.217.13.927.314.2

Player Percentage of Team's Defensive Stats
Player InfoOffensive ReboundingDefensive ReboundingTotal ReboundingBlocked ShotsSteals
YearLeagueTeamGPMinOffTm% TmDefTm% TmTotTm% TmBlkTm% TmSTLTm% Tm
2005/06AdriaticPartizan2716.51.810.417.11.823.17.73.633.510.60.62.228.10.610.16.6
2005/06EUROPartizan1418.02.111.918.01.519.17.83.631.111.70.41.725.00.412.24.1
2006/07AdriaticPartizan3115.91.48.616.41.322.06.02.730.68.90.52.521.80.511.25.5
2006/07EUROPartizan2013.91.19.811.31.523.56.22.633.27.70.33.19.80.312.04.6
2007/08EUROPartizan2326.93.311.029.93.625.014.36.936.019.10.62.423.20.66.111.4
2007/08AdriaticPartizan2824.72.69.826.22.924.012.25.533.816.30.93.625.00.98.710.3
2008/09GreekPanathinaikos3416.11.48.018.02.224.78.83.632.711.00.72.923.00.77.53.1
2008/09EUROPanathinaikos2118.11.89.020.02.022.78.63.831.711.90.73.121.60.78.63.9
2009/10GreekPanathinaikos3517.11.79.717.32.025.47.93.735.210.50.63.318.40.68.16.7
2009/10EUROPanathinaikos1321.91.68.419.11.922.18.73.530.511.60.42.316.60.47.68.1
2010/11NBATimberwolves6513.61.413.210.51.631.25.13.044.46.70.55.110.50.57.23.8
2011/12AdriaticPartizan1020.22.69.427.72.923.112.55.532.516.90.81.941.50.87.28.4
2011/12EUROPartizan727.41.910.018.62.724.111.34.634.113.40.32.113.60.34.26.8
2011/12NBATimberwolves4726.93.912.131.93.531.711.17.443.716.80.74.414.90.76.69.3
2012/13NBATimberwolves6231.63.711.931.35.130.216.88.842.020.90.84.717.00.88.58.1
2013/14NBATimberwolves5430.83.812.530.54.932.215.08.744.719.40.43.611.80.48.86.3
2014/15NBATimberwolves926.63.012.923.25.127.918.38.140.819.90.24.15.50.28.77.7

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