Nikola Pekovic

Center Age: 29 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#31 overall), 2008 College: International Agent(s): Miodrag Raznatovic, Jeffrey A. Schwartz
  • Current Contract

    Nikola Pekovic signed a 5 year / $60,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $60,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $12,000,000. In 2014-15, Pekovic will earn. Pekovic has a cap hit of $12,100,000 while his dead money value is $47,900,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $60,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $12,000,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013-14 Contract details by year $12,100,000 $12,100,000 $60,000,000
    2014-15 Contract details by year $12,100,000 $12,100,000 $47,900,000
    2015-16 Contract details by year $12,100,000 $12,100,000 $35,800,000
    2016-17 Contract details by year $12,100,000 $12,100,000 $23,700,000
    2017-18 Contract details by year $11,600,000 $11,600,000 $11,600,000
    2018 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $8 million in incentive-related bonuses
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $12,960,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $4,320,000
    Signed Using:
    Free Agent: 2013 / RFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2010-11 Contract details by year $4,170,000 $4,170,000 -
    2011-12 Contract details by year $3,624,849 $4,503,600 -
    2012-13 Contract details by year $4,837,200 $4,837,200 -
    2013-14 Contract details by year $6,046,500 $6,046,500 -
    • 2011 82 game salary $4,503,600
    • Includes $825k in annual performance incentives, which $550,800 are likely incentives 
    • 2013 was a Qualifying Offer
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,624,849 - - - $3,624,849
    Est. Earnings (1 season) $3,624,849 - - - $3,624,849
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    03/09/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    12/07/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-MIN game
    12/01/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-OKC game
    - $6,000
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Nikola Pekovic ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($12,100,000) Rank
    NBA: #40
    Western: #25
    Western Northwest: #7
    Minnesota Timberwolves: #1
    Center: #12

    Total Cash ($0) Rank
    NBA: #517
    Center: #74

    Average Annual ($12,000,000) Rank
    NBA: #36
    Center: #10