Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14), of Montenegro, shoots over Dallas Mavericks forward Elton Brand (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14,

 

              Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14), of Montenegro, shoots over Dallas Mavericks forward Elton Brand (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14,
Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic (14), of Montenegro, shoots over Dallas Mavericks forward Elton Brand (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)