Nikola Pekovic is the new Timberwolves all-time single-season FG% record holder

Nikola Pekovic (210-C-86, agency: Beo Basket) finished his second NBA season with a 56.1 Field Goal Percentage - 3rd in NBA for 2012. He will finish as the Minnesota Timberwolves all-time single-season FG% record holder passing Kevin Garnett (211-F-76) (52.6% in 2005).

Pekovic who is the product of Jadran Vujacic and KK Junior basketball school completed the season with career highs in various cathegories. He averaged 13.8 ppg and 7.3 rpg in 46 games. He started the season in Partizan Belgrade where he also had solid numbers and after the end of lock out he moved back to United States. Pekovic is a regular member of the Montenegrin National Team but he will probably not be able to help his national team in the European qualification battle next summer (ankle surgery).