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Timberwolves Sign Nikola Pekovic, Will Meet With Rudy Gay And David Lee

With the strike of midnight, the 2010 NBA free agency period has opened.  Within minutes the Minnesota Timberwolves were already active.  First, according to ESPN's Chad Ford, the team has agreed to a deal with Serbian prospect Nikola Pekovic.

Breaking News: Wolves agree to 3 year, $13 mil deal with 2008 2nd round pick Nikola Pekovic. Link coming on than a minute ago via web

Pekovic is Serbian 6-foot-11 physical center who has played in Greece last 2 years. Averaged 14.8 ppg in 23 mpg last season ...less than a minute ago via web

Later, Jonah Ballow of tweets a quote from general manager David Kahn stating that the team has scheduled meetings with two high-profile free agents for later this week.

David Kahn: "Excited to see Rudy Gay tomorrow & David Lee on Sat to show them what the team/city has to offer" #Twolves #NBAless than a minute ago via web


For all your Minnesota Timberwolves free agency needs, head over to SB Nation's Canis Hoopus.

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