Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic [[ PECK-oh-vic ]] is recovering after surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle. He missed eight games this season due to the problem. Pekovic averaged 13.9 points and 7.4 rebounds in 47 games for the Wolves this season.
Rubio Second In RoY Voting
(New York, NY) — Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio finished second in voting for the Rookie of the Year Award yesterday. The honor went to Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving. Rubio averaged 10.6 points and 8.2 assists in 41 games before he tore his ACL on March 9th.