Nikola Pekovic C MIN 2 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is out for Friday's game against the Rockets.

This will mark Pekovic's ninth straight absence, and the fact that he's been ruled out so far in advance indicates he's not overly close to returning. Expect Gorgui Dieng to continue starting in Pekovic's place.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 4 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is is out for Wednesday's game against the Lakers.

Pekovic, Ricky Rubio (ankle) and Kevin Garnett (knee) all missed Wednesday's game against the Jazz, despite being listed as questionable. All three have been downgraded for Wednesday's game, though Pekovic is the only one to officially be ruled out. Gorgui Dieng logged 45 minutes in Monday's overtime win, and he remains a candidate to reach 40 minutes anytime Pekovic cannot play.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 5 Days

Pekovic (ankle) has been ruled out of Monday's game versus the Jazz, the Star Tribune reports.

Pekovic did not travel with the Timberwolves to Utah for Monday evening's game, instead remaining in Minnesota to rest his ankle. Nonetheless, the big man is thought to be edging closer to a return, so his status should be monitored in advance of Wednesday's contest versus the Lakers.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 5 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is officially questionable for Monday's game against the Jazz.

Pekovic has been sidelined over a week with the ankle issue, so his status for Monday's game is still probably a lean towards out. However, his status status for the game should be updated at some point closer to tip-off, confirming one way or the other.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 6 Days

Pekovic (ankle) will not play in Sunday's game against the Hornets.

Pekovic continues to sit and is an unreliable option at this point in the season. However, he should be considered day-to-day moving forward since the Timberwolves leave the door open for him to play on a routine basis.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 7 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest against the Hornets, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Pekovic has already sat out five games in a row due to a sore ankle. If he dons a suit on the sideline Sunday, expect Gorgui Dieng to get the nod at center.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 9 Days

Pekovic (ankle) won't take the court Thursday at New York.

Pekovic will miss his fifth outing in a row due to discomfort in his ankle. With Kevin Garnett (knee) also sidelined, the Timberwolves will trust in a starting frontcourt of Gorgui Dieng and Adreian Payne.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 9 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Knicks.

Pekovic, as well as Gary Neal (ankle) and Kevin Garnett (knee) are each, yet again, considered questionable for Thursday's showdown of two of the worst teams in the NBA. All three sat out Wednesday, leaving the Wolves with only eight available players.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 10 Days

Pekovic (ankle) will not play Wednesday, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

As expected, Pekovic will miss his fourth straight game while dealing with soreness in his ankle. Expect Gorgui Dieng to start in his place.

Nikola Pekovic C MIN 10 Days

Pekovic (ankle) is unlikely to play Wednesday against the Raptors, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

The Timberwolves haven't said much about their injuries leading up to Wednesday's game, but this report suggests Ricky Rubio could be the only player currently listed as questionable to take the floor. That would mean Pekovic, Kevin Garnett and Gary Neal could all sit out, leaving Minnesota shorthanded yet again.