Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade point guard Nikola Ivanovic is expected be out of action the rest of this calendar year with broken ribs. Ivanovic sustained an injury in the first quarter of the Adriatic League clash against Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade on Monday night. "Nikola will be missing in action an extended period of time", coach Dusko Ivanovic informed about his playmaker's condition. "He has one broken rib and I think another one cracked, he will be out about month and a half, but he will be back."
In his usual role off the bench, Nikola Ivanovic is averaging 6.3 points, 2.3 assists and 1.2 steals this season, his third in the competition and his second in Zvezda uniform.