Dario recently did an interview with Croatian newspaper: Here is my rough translation of the quote regarding Sixers. “Next summer I will, probably, finally go where I want, to the biggest basketball league in the world, NBA. Imperative is to spend another year in Efes, and then is (time for) America. We have tried to do something this year, but since Efes demended for me to stay as an important player, I was forced to stay. Finally, I see the point in staying ”
February 12, 2016 | 11:01 pm EST Update
I asked Cousins on Friday how much say a star player should have in such decisions; it’s well documented that Cousins and Karl have clashed regularly and still haven’t gotten on the same page. Cousins blew off the question, but then said something telling about his predicament. “I prefer to be in a perfect situation,” DeMarcus Cousins said, “but that’ll never happen.” “What does a perfect situation look like to you?” I asked. “Everybody’s happy,” DeMarcus Cousins said. “But that’ll never happen.” “Why?” “There’s nothing in life that’s perfect,” DeMarcus Cousins said.
Cousins? Utterly dominant. Cousins’ team? Utterly dysfunctional. “Helping us stay grounded through, I guess you could say, the chaos,” Cousins said, when asked to describe his role in finding a way out. “But the biggest thing would be staying positive.”