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    Dario Saric Won't Join 76ers In 15-16

    Jun 22, 2015 10:45 AM

    Dario Saric won't play for the Philadelphia 76ers next season.

    Saric was the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and is under a three-year contract with Anadolu Efes of Turkey.

    The Sixers reportedly have attempted to negotiate a buyout over the past month, but Saric's buyout is too expensive to make the move practical, according to sources.

    Saric has a player option on his contract that will technically allow him to come to the NBA for the 2016-17 season. However, there will be a big incentive for him to stay in Turkey for a third year and wait until the 2017-18 season to play in the NBA.

    Saric won't be bound by the rookie scale if he waits three years to come to the NBA as Nikola Mirotic did last summer with the Chicago Bulls.

    Chad Ford/ESPN

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    Ford: Dario Saric Is One Of The Better Playmaking Fours

    May 27, 2015 5:32 PM

    The Philadelphia 76ers own the draft rights to Dario Saric and Chad Ford was asked during his chat how he would rank in this year's class.

    "Probably Top 10. But maybe higher based on the NBA's infatuation at the moment with playmaking fours," writes Ford. "Everyone wants a Draymond Green right now and Saric is one of the best playmaking fours I've seen in the draft for a while. Zach Lowe did a great story on this yesterday worth reading. But given that criteria, Saric would be very intriguing to teams. I think given the way the NBA is playing right now, he could be a very valuable piece for the Sixers when he decides to come."

    Saric was the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and currently plays for Anadolu Efes.

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    Dario Saric Named Euroleague MVP For November

    Dec 1, 2014 1:00 PM

    Dario Saric has been named Euroleague MVP for the month of November.

    Saric averaged 15.5 points and 7.75 rebounds while making 61 percent of his two-point shots.

    Saric has helped lead Anadolu Efes Istanbul to a first place spot in Group A. Saric is the youngest winner of the award in Euroleague history.

    The Philadelphia 76ers (via the Magic) made Saric the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

    RealGM Staff Report

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    Dario Saric Unlikely To Sign With 76ers Before 2016 Despite Unhappiness With Turkish Club

    Oct 17, 2014 12:16 AM

    Dario Saric signed a two-year contract with Anadolu Efes in Turkey and the biggest obstacle for him to come to the NBA before 2016 reportedly remains financial.

    There is not a buyout in Saric's contract with Efes, meaning the only way the Philadelphia 76ers' first round pick can sign an NBA deal is if his current team lets him go.

    Saric's father has reached a boiling point with Efes.

    Eliot Shorr-Parks/NJ.com

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