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Mavs Draft: In Europe Chasing Dario Saric

Mavs Draft: In Europe Chasing Dario Saric

The Mavs' Euro connections are deep. And so is their long-standing interest in Croatian kid Dario Saric. The 6-10 forward is a projected lottery pick and reportedly has pinpointed two NBA teams he wishes to play for. But Dallas officials are in Croatia now as Mavs HQ collects its thoughts on the 20-year-old 'Next Dirk' candidate:

Dario Saric is a 6-foot-10 power forward from Croatia, who, playing professionally for Zagreb this year averaged 16.7 points and 3.2 assists per while shooting 50 percent from the floor. My understanding is that a Dallas Mavericks traveling contingent led by Donnie Nelson and Keith Grant are bouncing back and forth for the three-hour drive from Treviso, Italy (site of the adidas Eurocamp) to...

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