Bucks F Mirza Teletovic out with blockages in lungs

Atlanta Hawks guard Malcolm Delaney (5) passes as he drives under the basket as Milwaukee Bucks forward Mirza Teletovic (35) defends during the first half, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Bucks forward Mirza Teletovic is out because of blockages in his lungs.

The team said Thursday that pulmonary embolisms were discovered in both of Teletovic's lungs. The 32-year-old consulted with Bucks team physicians after experiencing unusual fatigue earlier this week.

Following a 10-day rest period, Teletovic will begin a supervised rehabilitation program. The team provided no other for what it considers a long-term injury.

Teletovic has missed the last 16 games, including 10 after arthroscopic surgery to repair cartilage in his left knee on Nov. 21.

In 10 games this season, Teletovic is averaging 7.1 points and 2.3 rebounds while shooting 46.7 percent from 3-point range.

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