Nikola Pekovic has been suffering from ankle bursitis and once again it forced him to leave a game because of the intense pain. Pekovic just returned from a six-game absence and previously missed 13 games due to the ailment. Monday he lasted just seven minutes against the Los Angeles Clippers.
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