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Dario Saric
Dario Saric
Position: F
Born: 04/08/94
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:223 lbs. / 101.2 kg.
Salary: $2,318,280
Bryan Colangelo: I’m watching four bigs that are all talented competing at this level. It bodes well for us to have that kind of depth and that kind of a problem. I call it a high-class problem because most teams are looking for bigs that can play. (…) The guy with the single greatest chance to combine all of the things you’re looking for in a big is probably Joel [Embiid] but we’re still not sure where Joel is on a health basis. (…)
“He sort of contradicts his birth certificate in that his basketball experiences are rich,” Brown said Thursday at his annual media luncheon. “He’s not a kid. He’s no kid. He’s 22, but he’s no kid.” […] “He’s played in the EuroLeague,” Brown said. “He’s played in the Turkish National League, one of the top three leagues … he played a prominent role throughout Rio de Janeiro.”
The class includes three heralded rookies — Joel Embiid, Dario Saric and Ben Simmons — that will suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers. Embiid could have been the No. 1 pick in 2014, Simmons was the No. 1 pick this year, and Saric comes with experience in Europe. But none of the three are the pick for Kia Rookie of the Year, according to their classmates. Instead, it’s No. 5 pick Kris Dunn, who more rookies feel is in position to take home the hardware. He’d be the Minnesota Timberwolves’ third straight Kia Rookie of the Year award winner (following behind Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins) if they’re right.
“(The fans) saw how we fight every minute of the game, they saw how we play with the heart, how we are young, how we got energy, how we are hungry and I think they recognize this they start to support us,” said Saric, who had just five points and seven rebounds in 33 minutes. “(The block) was a gift for (the) whole team. I think it’s like that block was like cherry on the cake, because the team fight the whole time …”
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