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Nikola Mirotic
Nikola Mirotic
Position: F
Born: 02/11/91
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:236 lbs. / 107 kg.
Salary: $5,782,450
After a game, I could see Niko really upset and at that moment the story about Lorenzen Wright came to my mind. I pulled him aside and told him about my rookie season and the frustrations I had. I reminded him to be patient and continue to work. Your time will come, I told him. I’m not sure he believed me. Maybe he thought it was just another older player saying, “Be positive.” But I didn’t stop checking in on him — making sure he was balancing his frustration with a positive outlook. I was impressed with him. He kept working hard in practice even when he wasn’t getting minutes. The veterans on the team noticed. The coaches definitely noticed. Not too long after our conversation, we suffered a spate of injuries and Nikola got his chance. Suddenly he was playing 30 minutes a game, not 10. He even had some breakout games where he was our high scorer. His second year, he did more of the same. People started to say things like, “This guy Mirotić came out of nowhere!”