Serbia’s Borisa Simanic has had surgery to remove a kidney after suffering an injury at the Basketball World Cup.
Simanic was hit in the stomach by South Sudan’s Nuni Omot as Serbia won 115-83 in the Philippines on 30 August.
He had surgery on the day of the incident, but “due to complications” a second operation took place on Sunday.
Team doctor Dragan Radovanovic said: “[We] expect that after this operation, the post-operative course will go smoothly.”
The 25-year-old power forward – who plays for Zaragoza – is being monitored at a hospital in Manila.
Officials saw no foul play when the incident took place at Smart Araneta Coliseum, in Quezon City, but Omot has issued an apology.
“As a sportsman, I first hand understand the severity of his situation and I am deeply sorry that this happened,” Omot said.
“No player should have to go through that.”
The 19th edition of the World Cup is being co-hosted by the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.
Serbia face Lithuania in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.