Miloš Teodosić is officially out with an injury. Serbian captain and one of the most beloved European players will not be joining his team at the European Basketball Championship

Known as one of the most reliable players in team Serbia, Teodosić has shocked the entire Serbian public by retiring from the upcoming competition.

As it is stated in the official statement from the Serbian Basketball Association:

  The chronic injury of his calf muscle cannot be fully healed by the beginning of the competition in Turkey, so coach Aleksandar Đorđević and Miloš Teodosić have made this difficult decision in consulting with both the medical staff of our National Team and the medical staff of the LA Clippers. 

Aside from a surprise, this turn of events is a disappointment and an enormous risk for Serbia’s upcoming performances. The injury tole is rising.