Nikola Mirotic assured he is fine and continues working on his recovery.


FC Barcelona power forward Nikola Mirotic appeared in front of cameras on Thursday afternoon, stating "as far as it goes" he is "well" in his recovery process.

Nikola Mirotic

Nikola  Mirotic
Team: FC Barcelona
Position: PF, SF
Age: 31
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 102 kg
Birth place: Podgorica, Montenegro

Though, Barca's star avoided talking about the expected recovery time of his Achilles injury or a possible date of returning to the court.

"As far as it goes, it can be said that I'm fine. I'm working on my recovery. I'm in the best hands, the club's medical staff.

I'm happy to be back playing with Barca this year and to be able to enjoy what I like the most [basketball]," Mirotic said during the presentation of the new Barcelona jersey, via Mundo Deportivo.

On July 22, reported that Nikola Mirotic suffered an Achilles tendon injury and will be out of basketball action for the next 6 months.

Shortly after, Barcelona reassured their fans that the sustained setback was not so serious. The Spanish club officially informed Mirotic had discomfort in the Achilles tendon of his left foot.

According to the official announcement, Mirotic has already played feeling discomfort in the final stretch of the last season's Liga Endesa. Since the end of the 2021-22 season, the star player has been under the care of the club's medical services.

Nikola Mirotic was the main factor behind Barcelona's success in the last EuroLeague regular season, which ended with the Catalan squad at the very top of the standings. Nevertheless, Barca fell short in the semifinal against Real Madrid and captured third place in the competition.

Mirotic averaged 16.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 20.1 PIR over 38 EuroLeague games last campaign while also shooting an impressive 46.3% from the 3-point zone. Such stat line granted him the EuroLeague MVP honors for the first time in his career.

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