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By Stan Silliman
Nikola Pekovic Tweets
Or does he?
There’s a very funny twitter account
purported to be tweets from the 6’11, 290
pound Minnesota NBA center Nikola Pekovic.
The hilarious account is listed as
AllThatIsMan14 and the tweeter goes by Big
Pek 14. It takes a little doing to
understand his tweets because they appear to
be in Eastern European broken English, of
the type most prevalent in Montenegro.
You want examples?
To this point what have
we learned? It is shameful to be from South
Montenegro. Pekovic has not been starting
yet JJ Barea seems to be a running gag and
is most tiny and object of great fun. Also,
Pekovic seems to have a thing for Kim
Kardashian. Plus, for sure, this is a fake
twitter account but the tweeter sure seems
to know his Pekovic.
Jan 25 – “I give Kim
reproduce. Kim give Big Pek many strong
Up to this point,
Pekovic had been playing behind center,
Darko Milicic, a Serbian. Serbia and
Montenegro are neighbors but sometimes Serbs
and Montenegrins don’t like each other.
After Jan 25 Pekovic gets more minutes, then
starts in place of Darko and registers
numbers like 14 and 10, 13 and 9, 13 And 12,
27 and 11, 11 and 9, 23 and 10. Let’s
see if this is reflected in the tweets?
Jan 25 – (Against Mavs)
“Big Pek break rim forever. Now I crush
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