The basketball community in Slovakia was caught sad on Wednesday.
Photo: TASR, Oliver Ondráš
Michal Maslík in November 2014 while working in Komárno.
Former Dolný Kubín and Komárno player Michal Maslík died at the age of 32.
The information was provided by a specialized portal Basket.sk .
Ingrown pivot (209 cm) worked in the 2015/2016 season in Komárno, for which he played 12 matches in the basic part.
After the season, he enjoyed extra-league silver, then Komárno lost to BC Prievidza in the final.
The sad news for Basket.sk was also confirmed by the long-time general manager of MBK Komárno Jozef Paulik.
“It simply came to our notice then. We’ve been looking at photos from previous seasons recently. On one of them, Michal is after the winning basket, as he rejoices and laughs. He wiped out a young life, it’s a tragedy, “said Paulik.
According to the above source, Butter apparently died of complications associated with Covid-19. In recent days, he has been connected to lung ventilation in the hospital.