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Teletovic expected to make full recovery

Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic has been cleared to fly home from Los Angeles and is expected to make a full recovery after multiple blood clots were discovered in his lungs.

The Nets announced last Friday that Teletovic will miss the remainder of the season, a day after the Brooklyn forward left a 123-84 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center after experiencing shortness of breath and was taken to a hospital.

"Mirza was diagnosed with pulmonary embolus on January 22 and started on the appropriate medications for this condition," Nets team physician Dr. Michael Farber said in a statement. "Diagnostic testing was arranged and he was then observed until testing showed that he reached expected therapeutic range. We are pleased to say that he reports not symptoms at this time and will be discharged to return home today.

"This was a true collaborative effort between our medical team and training staff and the local physicians at the Los Angeles hospital where Mirza was treated. I am really pleased with how Mirza has progressed. We will evaluate him upon return, personally review all of the testing he had done, and arrange for further testing as well.

"I expect Mirza to make a full recovery."