Nets PF Mirza Teletovic, a restricted free agent, is garnering significant interest from teams in Europe, according to a league source.
Mirza at press conference in Bosnia: "My desire is to stay with the Nets," noting how great the care he received after his blood clots.
King said Mason will play in summer league. Also said he plans on extending qualifying offer to Mirza.
New York Post "Three months to the day Mirza Teletovic found out he had multiple blood clots in his lungs, the Nets’ 29-year-old power forward is expected to be on the active roster Wednesday for Game 2 of their first-round series against the Hawks. “His status is probable,” coach Lionel Hollins said..." April 22
New York Post "Nets forward Mirza Teletovic is expected to make a full recovery from the blood clots discovered in his lungs last week, the team announced Wednesday. Teletovic left last Thursday’s game against the Clippers and went to the hospital because of shortness of breath. He was diagnosed with blood..." January 28
New York Post "Nets forward Mirza Teletovic was taken to the hospital during Thursday night’s 123-84 loss to the Clippers inside Staples Center after experiencing shortness of breath. “He told me he wasn’t feeling well, and that’s all I know,” Nets coach Lionel Hollins said. “He came to the bench and said..." January 23
NBA.com "Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic was taken to a local Los Angeles hospital after experiencing shortness of breath during last night's game versus the Clippers. Following a series of tests including a CT scan, Teletovic was diagnosed with bilateral pulmonary embolus (multiple blood clots in..." January 23
And the Nets just announced that Mirza is out.
ESPN "Heat forward LeBron James did not appreciate the way Nets forward Mirza Teletovic fouled him with 8:37 left in the fourth quarter of Brooklyn's 104-95 double-overtime win against Miami on Friday night at Barclays Center. "He went around my neck, that was my take," said James, who scored a..." January 11
New York Post "To most observers, Mirza Teletovic endured a lot last season. One coach insisted he would never be an NBA player. Another coach refused to play him consistently, despite requests by management and ownership. Yeah, some could say the former European star stomached a lot, averaging just 9.4..." January 08
New York Post "There may not be a consistent spot in the Nets’ rotation for Mirza Teletovic, but he’s doing everything he can to earn as much playing time as possible. Teletovic had his latest impressive showing in Friday night’s 103-99 Nets road loss to the Pistons, scoring all 17 of his points in the second..." December 15
Nets Daily "Mirza Teletovic's European agent told Bosnian television Monday that he wants to see the Nets trade his client to another NBA team so that he can assume a "leadership position" similar to the one he has with the Bosnia national team. Miodrag Ražnatović told TV1 that he hopes to complete a deal..." December 03
Nets Daily "It has been a rough transition to the NBA for Mirza Teletovic. Last season, coaches Avery Johnson and P.J. Carlesimo never gave him a chance to prove himself. In an interview with Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News in September, Teletovic was frustrated about how last season went. "I think it..." November 30
Nets Daily "It passed unnoticed last week when Gregg Popovich, talking about the value of international players in the Spurs system, told Jeff MacDonald of the San Antonio Express News the following... "I won’t mention the team, but a team we played this season … there was a foreign kid on there and the..." February 07