Wolves' Pekovic Earns Western Conference Honor

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Wolves' Pekovic Earns Western Conference Honor

April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 2:33 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic has been named the NBA's Western Conference player of the week for April 1-7, it was announced on Monday morning.

Pekovic averaged 25.0 points per game to help Minnesota go (3-1) in that week, also adding 8.5 rebounds per contest.

The award is a first for Pekovic and the first for a Timberwolves player since Al Jefferson was named player of the week in January 2009.

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