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Kosta Koufos
Kosta Koufos
Position: C
Born: 02/24/89
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:265 lbs. / 120.2 kg.
Salary: $7,700,000
And Karl knows the importance of having a player like Koufos who understands the value of playing solid defense and being a consummate professional. “Tremendous. He’s one of our best defenders. One of our most important defenders,” Karl said. “He understands his role, probably as well as anybody. His role is, some nights it’s 15 minutes, some nights, it’s 25 minutes. Some nights he might be a starter, some nights he might be a bench player. He’s just really mentally ready for a lot challenges, and I think he’s playing really, really well.”
Q: The “stupid” trade was the one that sent Jason Thompson, Carl Landry and Nik Stauskas to Philadelphia. You received no players who will be on the roster this season and could have to swap picks with the 76ers in the near future. Was the thinking that the team didn’t need more young players and you needed salary cap room? Vlade Divac: I liked all three guys. Nik, Carl and Jason all did a good job for this organization, and Nik is a guy I think can have a decent career in the NBA. But the idea was we gave up Nik, Carl and Jason and we got (Kostas) Koufos, Belinelli and Rondo (in free agency). That’s a pretty good trade, right? It’s pretty simple.