Mirza Teletovic had a rough, yet inspiring year.
When the Nets power forward was forced to sit out the rest of the regular season after doctors found blood clots in his lungs at the end of January, basketball became secondary. Athletes get injuries all the time. Conditions, though, are far scarier.
But Teletovic persevered and made an unexpectedly miraculous return to the lineup...
ATLANTA (AP) The Brooklyn Nets say forward Mirza Teletovic is probable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series against top-seeded Atlanta after missing nearly three months because of blood clots.
Teletovic was ruled out for the season in January, but his condition improved and he was cleared to play last week. He went through his third full practice at Georgia Tech,...
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April 21, 2015
The Brooklyn Nets may receive some help as they look to even up their playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks.
The team announced that forward Mirza Teletovic, who has been out since January 22 with blood clots, will be listed as probable for tomorrow’s crucial second game in the team’s first round playoff matchup. Brooklyn dropped the first game of the series 99-92 to the top...
NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to resume basketball activities after recovering from blood clots in his lungs.
The Nets announced Friday that Teletovic would be listed as out for their playoff games, and they would provide updates if his status changed.
Teletovic last played on Jan. 22 in Los Angeles against the Clippers. He says doctors believe...
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April 17, 2015
NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say forward Mirza Teletovic, hospitalized last week in Los Angeles with blood clots in his lungs, is being released and traveling home.
Team physician Dr. Michael Farber says Wednesday he expects Teletovic to make a full recovery.
Teletovic was diagnosed with pulmonary embolus following a loss to the Clippers last Thursday and started on blood-thinning...
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January 28, 2015
Brooklyn Nets big man Mirza Teletovic was taken to a local hospital during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday due to what was described as shortness of breath. Teletovic underwent testing and the doctors found that he had blood clots in his lungs.
Medical update on Nets’ Mirza Teletovic: pic.twitter.com/pdECngkwsW
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