Nikola Pekovic acknowledged this week that he’s “more prepared for ending my career than returning” to the NBA.
Minnesota is expected to pursue a medical retirement for Pekovic after Jan 31st. Pekovic has had persistent ankle issues.
Pekovic has one year left on the five-year, $60 million deal he signed during the 2013 offseason.
Pekovic has been running Partizan Belgrade while away from the Wolves.