MIRZA TELETOVIC NEWS

Wednesday's best: Hawks best Nets; Grizzlies stomp Blazers

Most heartwarming return: Mirza Teletovic surprised everyone by coming back to action for the Nets after missing three months, due to blood clots ... the same scary affliction that kept Miami's Chris Bosh off the court after the All-Star break. Teletovic only played four minutes in Game 2 on Wednesday in Atlanta, but it's great to see him back. His Nets lost 96-91 and trail the Hawks...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn says Teletovic 'probable' for Game 2 vs Hawks

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,...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets forward Teletovic listed as probable for Game 2

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...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic Cleared For Basketball Activities

Mirza Teletovic has been cleared for basketball activities after having blood clots in his lungs earlier in the season and being ruled out for the season. "Mirza has been cleared to resume basketball-related activities," Billy King said in a statement. "Mirza will be listed as OUT for games, and if his status changes, we will update at the appropriate time." “Over the last three...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets' Teletovic cleared to return after blood clots in lungs

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...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic getting closer to playing

Mirza Teletovic is making positive steps. That's still all the Brooklyn Nets could possibly want.  Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News has more: The Brooklyn Nets' stretch 4 hasn't played since Jan. 22 against the Los Angeles Clippers when he left the game early because of exhaustion. After his breath was particularly short, team trainer Tim Walsh insisted Teletovic head to...
Via Fox Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets' Mirza Teletovic feels good after blood clots, aims to play in July

  Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic, out for the rest of the season after he was diagnosed with multiple blood clots in his lungs, said Monday he expects to be able to resume playing in July once he is finished with blood-thinning medication. Teletovic was hospitalized in Los Angeles after experiencing shortness of breath during a Jan. 22 game against the Clippers. He was diagnosed...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Teletovic feels good after blood clots, aims to play in July

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic, out for the rest of the season after he was diagnosed with multiple blood clots in his lungs, said Monday he expects to be able to resume playing in July once he is finished with blood-thinning medication. Teletovic was hospitalized in Los Angeles after experiencing shortness of breath during a Jan. 22 game against the Clippers...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets F Teletovic released from hospital after blood clots

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets forward Teletovic has blood clots in lungs, out for season

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets say Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic is in a Los Angeles hospital with blood clots in his lungs and will miss the rest of the NBA season. The 29-year-old Teletovic was taken there after he had shortness of breath during Thursday's game against the Clippers. He was given blood thinners to reduce the clots, and will remain in Los Angeles until he is cleared...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn’s Mirza Teletovic out for remainder of season

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 — Mary Stevens (@marypazstevens) January 23...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn’s Mirza Teletovic out for remainder of season

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 — Mary Stevens (@marypazstevens) January 23...
Via Bloguin Best
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic Out For Season With Blood Clots In Lungs

Mirza Teletovic was taken to a local Los Angeles hospital after experiencing shortness of breath during last night's game versus the Los Angeles Clippers. Following a series of tests including a CT scan, Teletovic was diagnosed with bilateral pulmonary embolus (multiple blood clots in the lungs). He will remain hospitalized in Los Angeles to undergo further diagnostic testing and...
Via RealGM
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran targets for NBA contenders

​ It’s that thrilling time of the year: with the NBA standings separating like oil and water between contenders and those teams already waiting until next year, it’s time for useful veterans from the losing teams to get traded for prospects and/or future draft picks to the winning teams. When done correctly, these types of present-tense/future-tense trades can really be...
Via The Sports Post
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Fall to Grizzlies for Seventh Straight Loss

Coming off of a blowout loss to the Houston Rockets, the Nets took on the Memphis Grizzlies in Lionel Hollins' first game against his former team. The Nets were no match for the Grizzlies, as they lost their seventh consecutive game.  The Nets started the game on a 10-4 run, but Memphis responded with an early run of their own. Mason Plumlee put on an early dunk display, and...
Via Nets Take Over
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Film Room: First Quarter Love

When we last met in the Cavalier Film Room, we talked about Kyrie Irving’s defense. This time, we’re finally going to get into some of David Blatt’s offense. I’m going to start with what has become pretty obvious: Kevin Love is a really good first quarter player. Not only is Love an excellent first quarter player, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are an excellent first quarter...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs' eight-game winning streak snapped by Nets

Mirza Teletovic had a season-high 26 points and a career-best 15 rebounds starting in place of Kevin Garnett, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the San Antonio Spurs' eight-game winning streak with a 95-93 overtime victory Wednesday night. The Nets regrouped in overtime after blowing a 14-point lead in the final 5 minutes of regulation and beat a team with a winning record for the first...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs' eight-game winning streak snapped by Nets

Mirza Teletovic had a season-high 26 points and a career-best 15 rebounds starting in place of Kevin Garnett, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the San Antonio Spurs' eight-game winning streak with a 95-93 overtime victory Wednesday night. The Nets regrouped in overtime after blowing a 14-point lead in the final 5 minutes of regulation and beat a team with a winning record for the first...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers squander fourth-quarter lead vs. Nets, fall to 0-15

  Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games -- matching a franchise record. Philadelphia rallied from a 20-point deficit in the first half to the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Anderson and Mirza Teletovic led the way for the Nets in...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Brooklyn Nets

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Brooklyn Nets who have lost 6 of their last 7 and are 2-5 on the road this season, but boast a roster filled with veteran NBA players ...
Via Philadunkia
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Three leftover observations from the Celtics opening night win

Dunk that Kelly!Here are three things I noticed while at the game on Wednesday night:1. Kelly Olynyk can not jump.  Like at all.  It's weird.  He led the team with 19 points, but if he ever went hard to the basket he might have put up 30.  He was constantly falling away from the rim while taking layups and short jumpers.At one point in the third quarter he had a finger role blocked...
Via Celtics Life
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Teletovic leads Nets to 129-117 OT win over Kings

BEIJING (AP) Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 129-117 overtime preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings in the second of their two NBA exhibition games in China. The Nets were ahead 112-109 with 41 seconds left Wednesday night when the Kings' Omri Caspi drained a 3-pointer. On the next play, Mason Plumlee's pass to Willie Reed slipped through his...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Teletovic powers Nets to overtime win over Kings in China

BEIJING -- Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 129-117 overtime preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings in the second of their two NBA exhibition games in China. The Nets were ahead 112-109 with 41 seconds left Wednesday night when the Kings' Omri Caspi drained a 3-pointer. On the next play, Mason Plumlee's pass to Willie Reed slipped through his hands...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yao Ming in attendance as Nets edge Kings in Shanghai exhibition

  Mirza Teletovic sank a 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining to lift the Brooklyn Nets to a 97-95 preseason win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday in the first of two NBA exhibition games to be played in China this year. The Kings had a chance to tie the score with 20 seconds remaining, but Sergey Karasev blocked a jumper by Ben McLemore beneath the rim as time expired...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets edge Kings 97-95 in China

SHANGHAI (AP) Mirza Teletovic sank a 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining to lift the Brooklyn Nets to a 97-95 preseason win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday in the first of two NBA exhibition games to be played in China this year. The Kings had a chance to tie the score with 20 seconds remaining, but Sergey Karasev blocked a jumper by Ben McLemore beneath the rim as time...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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