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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
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.
It’s a difficult endeavor, changing the culture of a franchise that has been a laughingstock for years. “First of all, we have a coach who knows how to win the games,” Divac said of Karl. “And we have three guys on our team, Rudy Gay, [Darren] Collison, and DeMarcus, they were in a tough situation the last few years. They were losing, losing. And now we add more talent and somebody who has experience in winning championships like Belinelli, Rondo, and even Kosta Koufos coming from a playoff team. So that put us in a good situation in the locker room.”