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Golden State Warriors Assistant Coach Dejan Milojević Hospitalized After 'Medical Emergency' at Team Dinner

The longtime coach and former player was hospitalized following a team dinner in Salt Lake City

<p>AP Photo/Jeff Chiu</p>

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

• Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević was hospitalized Tuesday after a "sudden and serious" medical emergency

• Milojević suffered the health emergency during a team dinner in Salt Lake City Tuesday night

• The NBA has postponed Wednesday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz following his hospitalization

The NBA has postponed Wednesday night’s Golden State Warriors-Utah Jazz game in the wake of the hospitalization of Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević.

Milojević, 46, suffered a “medical emergency” while at the team’s dinner on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City, the Warriors said in a statement on X.

The league announced Wednesday morning that it would postpone the game due to the issue affecting the “Warriors family,” and it would announce a new date for the game at a later time.

Warriors staff members stayed at the hospital until late Tuesday night and were scheduled to return to the facility Wednesday morning, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

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According to multiple European outlets, Milojević reportedly suffered a cardiac-related event.

A native of Serbia, Milojević coached two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic in his formative years, the Associated Press reported.

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Before joining Warriors head coach Steve Kerr’s staff in 2021, he played basketball for 14 years in Europe and was an assistant for the Serbian national team, per the AP.

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The Warriors said in the statement that an update on the coach’s status “will be provided as appropriate.”

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