Jacques Leday’s father died – Statement by Zeljko Obradovic about his absence

Partizan laments the death of his father and the Serbian team made known the event with a relative posting on social media, while his coach made a statement on the subject, too. Jacques Leday’s father died a few 24 hours ago in the US and the former Olympiacos player left for his home country, so that he would be close to his family, having full support from Partizan’s coach Zeljko Obradovic, who was clear when asked about his absence. “I called him to say sorry. We talked about nothing else, there is no point in talking since his father died,” Zotch said. Tokom večerašnje utakmice, primili smo información da je danas u Americi preminuo Riki Vinsent Ledej, otac našeg košarkaša Zeka Ledeja. Porodici Ledej i našem Zeku, upućujemo najiskrenije saučešće! During the game tonight, we retrieved an information that Ricky Vincent LeDay,… — KK Partizan Mozart Bet (@PartizanBC) Leday’s father had served in the U.S. Army.