Dario Saric

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Birthday
8, 1994
Birthplace
Sibenik, Croatia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1994 (age 24)
Birthplace
Sibenik, Croatia

About

6'10" power forward who was named FIBA European Young Player of the Year in 2013 and Adriatic League MVP in 2014. He was selected 12th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic and his rights were directly traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for fellow draftee Elfrid Payton.

Before Fame

He started playing professionally in Croatia in 2009 for Zrinjevac in 2009. In 2011, he helped lead Zagreb to a championship.

Trivia

He earned other MVP honors as the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship MVP and the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship MVP.

Family Life

He was born in Šibenik, Croatia. His father Predrag Saric also played basketball professionally.

Associated With

He was the second player to record a triple double in the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship game after Ricky Rubio did it in 2006.