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May 15, 2015 Updates
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ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith, a man everyone takes seriously and whose opinion is highly respected in the industry, has stepped forward as one of the first national media members to have an opinion on one of the redesigned Sixers logos. "Not indicative of the City of Brotherly Love," Smith called an image of Ben Franklin wearing red, white and blue while dribbling a basketball. Philadelphia Inquirer

Is there any chance that you play (in Philadelphia) next season? Dario Saric: Next season? I don't know and I can't speak about that because I don't know yet the situation, how things are going to work out. I can say that I'm happy here at Efes and I'm also happy that people from Philadelphia came here and want me there. That's all I can tell you right now. I don't have any information or any feeling regarding what could happen. I'm just focused on the rest of the season. If I stay here or if I go to the NBA, I will be happy (either way). I don't know what could happen this summer or next summer. Now it's not the time to talk about that. HoopsHype

Some players from the Philadelphia 76ers visited you last summer when you were playing with Croatia at the World Cup in Spain. How did that feel? Dario Saric: That meant so much to me. Three top players came to Spain to support me and support my team. The coach (Brett Brown) came too. It was a big thing for me that people from the team that selected me came to support me, that they had my back like that. It made playing easier for me and didn't feel any additional pressure. HoopsHype

D’Angelo Russell would love to get drafted by the 76ers. The Ohio State combo guard sees it as an opportunity to play with friend Nerlens Noel, and to make an immediate impact on a franchise. Russell, who applied for June’s NBA draft following his freshman season, will meet with the Sixers on Thursday at the NBA Combine. Philadelphia Inquirer

A league scout, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Russell has the best chance to become an NBA All-Star of the four projected top picks. However, the scout added that Towns, a versatile post player from Kentucky, will mostly go first overall in the draft. “But if they get D’Angelo and [Joel] Embiid is healthy along with Nerlens [Noel], you don’t need Karl,” the scout said. “Plus, D’Angelo has the highest upside.” Philadelphia Inquirer

May 13, 2015 Updates


The 76ers have more MVPs than any other franchise outside of Lakers and Celtics, so the team's Top 50 is obviously stacked with talent.


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