Golden State Warriors guard Nemanja Nedovic sustained a stress fracture in his right foot, according to a report from the Bay Area News Group. Nedovic was training with the Serbian National Team for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.
Nedovic reportedly sustained the injury in a Sunday exhibition game against Bosnia. From the Bay Area News Group report:
"A team doctor told Mondo.rs that Nedovic would return to Belgrade for an MRI exam on what’s believed to be a fracture of the fifth metatarsal, adding that he would need to have it immobilized for three to four weeks if the fracture is confirmed."
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Nedovic was a first-round pick in 2013 whom the Warriors acquired in a draft day trade with the Phoenix Suns. He appeared in just 24 games last season, and averaged 1.1 points and 5.9 minutes per contest. Nedovic got more playing time in Summer League in July, averaging 9.4 points, 2.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game.
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