Mirza Teletovic

#35 PF / Phoenix Suns / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-9 Weight: 242 lb Age: 30 College: None

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Suns' Mirza Teletovic: Contributes 10 points Friday

      Teletovic pitched in 10 points (3-9 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, an assist, a steal and a pair of blocks over 21 minutes in Friday's 135-116 loss to the Warriors. Teletovic has now received 21 minutes or more of playing time in seven of his last eight contests, but he has shot under 50 percent in all but one of those games. He has notably drained multiple three-pointers in every appearance but one over that span, which has helped him post five double-digit scoring performances during that period despite the subpar accuracy. Teletovic's minutes appear secure at present, and he is providing solid production across other categories, notably rebounds. The veteran has hauled in 32 boards over his last eight outings, giving him some bottom-of-the-roster value in deep leagues and rendering him a serviceable near-minimum price punt play in daily formats.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Suns' Mirza Teletovic: Continues three-point barrage

      Teletovic continued his three-point barrage Monday against the Spurs, posting nine points (3-7 FG, 3-4 3Pt), six rebounds, two steals, one assist, and one block in 23 minutes. Teletovic is quietly averaging 10.4 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.8 threes over the last five games. While he's slated to play just 20-plus minutes per night off the bench, his role as a three-point shooter is solidified, and he's worth owning in deeper leagues for his consistent contribution in treys.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      ​Suns' Mirza Teletovic dealing with illness

      Suns forward Mirza Teletovic has a case of the flu but is expected to practice Wednesday, reports The Arizona Republic. He missed the night scrimmage Tuesday, but this sounds like a very minor illness, and he should be back on the court Wednesday. With so much uncertainty regarding Markieff Morris' future with the team, Teletovic's workload will be difficult to predict until the situation with Morris is resolved.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Report: Suns sign Mirza Teletovic to one-year deal

      After the Nets rescinded their qualifying offer, forward Mirza Teletovic agreed to a one-year, $5.5 million contract with the Suns, sources told NBA.com. By rescinding the offer, the Nets can no longer match the Suns' offer. Teletovic averaged 8.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 40 games last season.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Nets extend qualifying offer to Mirza Teletovic

      Nets general manager Billy King acknowledged the team extended a qualifying offer to forward Mirza Teletovic, reports Newsday. By extending the offer, Teletovic is now considered a restricted free agent and the Nets can match any outside offer for Teletovic.

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Report: GM to give Nets PF Mirza Teletovic a qualifying offer

      Nets general manager Billy King is planning on giving power forward Mirza Teletovic a qualifying offer, ESPN has reported. The Bosnian import can be a free agent, but has expressed an interest in staying with Brooklyn. Teletovic lost three months of the regular season to blood clots before returning to earn a bit of playing time in the playoff loss to Atlanta. He averaged 8.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in 22 minutes per game this season.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Nets' Mirza Teletovic admits game felt 'new' after lengthy absence

      Nets forward Mirza Teletovic made his return to the court in Game 2, playing four minutes while grabbing two rebounds and failing to score a point. He said after the game that trying to catch up to the speed and intensity of a playoff game was difficult after his lengthy absence, the New York Post reports. "I tried to go out there and not [make] too many mistakes," Teletovic said. "I guess I made some. I realize that when you come back after three months everything is new to you." Teletovic was sidelined for three months after being diagnosed with blood clots. Coach Lionel Hollins said he wasn't on the court enough Wednesday to make an impact either way. "There was nothing to evaluate," Hollins said. "If he'd made two shots, I would say he made two shots that really helped us. But he wasn't out there long enough to do anything else." Teletovic averaged 8.5 points and 4.8 rebounds during the regular season. He'll likely be in line for limited action in Game 3 against the Hawks Saturday.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Nets' Mirza Teletovic active for Game 2 vs. Hawks

      Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is active for Game 2 against the Hawks Wednesday, the New York Daily News reports. Teletovic hasn't played since January due to blood clots in his lungs, and he expects his stamina to need some adjustment once he enters Wednesday's game. "I'm 100 percent sure it's going to be tough," Teletovic said, per Newsday. "The first three, four minutes is going to be a hell of a ride." Teletovic played 40 games during the regular season, averaging 8.5 points and 4.8 rebounds.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Nets F Mirza Teletovic is probable for Game 2

      Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is listed as probable for Game 2 at Atlanta, reports The Record. Teletovic has not played since late January after he was diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs. He has been on blood thinners, but he was able to practice Monday. The Nets are 9 1/2-point underdogs for Wednesday's game at Atlanta.

    • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

      Nets' Mirza Teletovic goes through practice on Monday

      Nets forward Mirza Teletovic was able to go through practice with his team on Monday, according to ESPN.com. Teletovic has been out since late January due to blood clots that developed in his lungs. He's been on blood thinners, though recent blood analysis came back as normal. He's been cleared for basketball activities. "I feel pretty good," Teletovic said, via NorthJersey.com. "I mean, people think that I've been sitting the last three months. I didn't really. Like after the first three weeks I was out I started working out and I'm in pretty good shape for now." It still seems unlikely he'll be able to play against the Hawks in Game 2 on Wednesday. "Now it's more up to coaches," Teletovic said. "Because they have the team they play for the last three months and they've been functioning pretty good and now if they don't me to be lagging kind of behind or something like that. So, i mean, it's their decision. I think they know what they're doing."

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