Still no NBA for Vasilije Micic


Author of the back-to-back with the Anadolu Efes, Vasilije Micic will aim for the « three-peat » next season since his agent has just announced on Twitter that the Serbian full-back has decided to stay one more season in Turkey.

MVP of the Final Four in 2021 and 2022, Vasilije Micic was of interest to a few NBA franchises like the Nuggets, Bucks, Spurs and Bulls, but his rights belong to the Thunder, and without a trade he could not join his team. choice.

 » I really want to go there. I am at peace with myself to make this decision he explained ten days ago.  » Last summer I wasn’t mentally ready because I wanted to stay in Europe for another year. Maybe I was ready last year too, but now I feel better prepared to go.. »

Unfortunately for him, OKC does not want to give up his rights because the leaders are aware of his value. And at the same time, they made him understand that there was not necessarily room for him since the management of the game is entrusted to Josh Giddey and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

“Sam Presti is a great guy, he’s a great GM. The conversation with him was very useful. I was totally transparent in saying that I couldn’t show myself fully without the ball in my hands or without a clear role. added Vasilije Micic, who we will see in September at the Euro alongside Nikola Jokic.


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