On This Date in NBA History: January 3, Nikola Pekovic was Born


Dec 22, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14) looks to shoot as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) defends during the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

1986 – Happy 28th birthday to Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic who is in his fourth NBA season. He is on pace to improve his scoring average each of the last three years as he has developed into one of the better centers in the league. In addition, Pekovic has been one of the NBA’s best offensive rebounders over the past few seasons.

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