After winning the MVP title in Pre-Olympic Tournament in Turin, Dario Saric confirmed that he’ll play for the Philadelphia 76ers next season. Saric will come back to Zagreb for a couple of days and then he’ll join his new teammates in Las Vegas where they’re playing in the Summer League
Fenerbahce Istanbul has kept one of its best players for the foreseeable future with the announcement Saturday that center Jan Vesely has penned a new, three-year contract with last season’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up. Vesely (2.10 meters, 26 years old), nicknamed “The Czech Helicopter” due to his high-flying dunks and blocks, earned All-EuroLeague First Team and January MVP honors last season, averaging 11.9 points on 62.2% two-point shooting, 6.8 rebounds and a block in 23 EuroLeague games.
Tom Moore: #NBA source: ‘No change from previous status’ regarding possibility Dario Saric joins #Sixers this year.
Croatia got the ticket for Rio and Dario Saric, was named MVP of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament of Turin. He averaged a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in four games and showed great leadership skills, especially during crucial moments of each match. After the game the young Croatian star stated that “I am going back home and then to USA for the 76ers”, putting an end to the rumors that he might stay in Europe and not join the NBA this year.