Jaka Blazic is out of basketball action for three months due to a back injury.

Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Jaka Blazic will be sidelined for about three months due to a back injury, Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul and Slovenian Basketball Federation officially announced.

Jaka Blazic

Jaka  Blazic
Position: SG
Age: 32
Height: 196 cm
Weight: 96 kg
Birth place: Slovenia

He will be forced to miss November's FIBA window where Slovenia is set to meet Israel and Germany.

Blazic signed with Turkey's Bahcesehir in July. 2021-22 FIBA Europe Cup champions will compete in the Basketball Champions League this upcoming season.

Last season, Blazic played for Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana in his homeland.

The 32-year-old swingman is coming off a FIBA EuroBasket 2022 where he averaged 8.1 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist, and 7.6 EFF over seven games. However, Luka Doncic-led Slovenia stumbled against Poland in the quarterfinals and ended their title defense.

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