After 13 games into the 2018-19 season, the Sixers acquired Jimmy Butler in exchange for a package that included Saric. Hard to say about what kind of teammate he is. Who knows, though. His stats profile like most power forwards the Suns have had since Stoudemire, and the Suns have never made the playoffs with any of them. I expect my place in the Arizona sun.”. by. Partner of iOne Digital / Cassius Network. All in all, I’m satisfied.”, “I’m also satisfied that the Suns coach is Monty Williams who was the assistant coach in my first year in Philadelphia and knows well what I can do. 11 pick in the NBA draft to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday afternoon, according to … In Phoenix, I very much expect it. Saric enjoyed Philadelphia before getting caught up in the Jimmy Butler drama and shipped to Minnesota where he struggled to fit in. 6:52 pm ET, incredibly active in trying to move up in the draft, Pelicans, Saints owner victim of carjacking attempt, Clippers to hire Lue as new head coach, per report, Report: Rockets search down to three candidates, Report: Melo may 'want to follow' CP3 to Knicks. The wheels began spinning well before the start of the 2019 NBA Draft, as teams like the Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves worked their way into the upper half of the lottery through trades. He was selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft.He also represents the senior Croatia national team He moved into the starting lineup as the season progressed and made over 40 percent of his threes in the final three months of the year under head coach Ryan Saunders. Saric, however, didn’t seem dismayed about the deal. Philadelphia 76ers: Why Trading Ben Simmons is should be top concern now, Clippers’ Paul George will be on ‘vengeance tour’ next season, per ESPN’s Zach Lowe, Colts rookie Michael Pittman Jr. reveals encouraging update on leg injury, 4 best landing spots for Carmelo Anthony in 2021, REPORT: Knicks, Thunder, Pistons interested in Kentucky star, Buffalo Bills: 4 bold predictions for Week 6 vs Chiefs, Bradley Beal’s wife reacts to Wizards star possibly being traded to Lakers, Lakers coach Frank Vogel reveals emotional exchange with Rajon Rondo after winning title, Rumor: LeBron James’ influence will result in Chris Paul trade to Lakers, per NBA execs, RUMOR: Rockets willing to sell farm for Joel Embiid trade, Video: Lakers fans beat up man yelling ‘F*** Kobe’ during title celebration, Chargers’ Justin Herbert’s 4th TD vs Saints, 64-yard bomb to Mike Williams, breaks late tie, Saints’ Drew Brees’ 41-yard TD pass to Jared Cook ties game vs Chargers, VIDEO: Lakers bench goes bonkers after Tyler Herro badly misses Shaqtin-worthy floater, Lakers’ Rajon Rondo busts out spin-o-rama move in throwback start to Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Colts’ Isaiah Rodgers breaks off 101-yard kickoff return for TD vs Browns. That all went to hell in a handbbasket very quickly when he and his brother spiraled down the path of self-destruction. 6 in the draft will create a solid young core moving forward. In a word, money. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nba | pageType: stories | Minnesota was left in an awkward state after the trade demand and subsequent departure of Jimmy Butler, but still has two former No. Maybe the Suns don’t need Saric to be a difference maker. First reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic with later details shared by Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the final deal involves the following pieces being sent each way: • MINNESOTA RECEIVES: Dario Saric, Robert Covington, Jerryd Bayless, 2022 second-round pick, • PHILADELPHIA RECEIVES: Jimmy Butler, Justin Patton.

The Homie also expressed his joy of reuniting with Monty Williams, the Suns’ newly-minted head coach. Now, looking at the numbers, I can see that I was wearing orange-colored glasses a bit more than I thought.

Dario Saric 's short time with the Minnesota Timberwolves could be coming to an end. Tom Thibodeau's front office demanded the package Philadelphia sent plus, "high-value firsts," a price tag the Sixers deemed too high. 11 and Dario Saric to Phoenix for the No. Less than an hour before reaching the deal with Minnesota, the Suns traded forward T.J. Warren and the No. Let’s watch some highlights: I can really see this guy making Deandre Ayton’s job a lot easier next season, not only stretching the floor but also looking for Ayton when the defense has to collapse on him. Covington and Saric were co-headliners in the return, with Covington representing the 3-and-D player the Wolves have never had while Saric was the younger player with the higher upside. The immediate thought following the deal was that Covington was the “win-now” piece that would keep the team competitive in the near-term and that Saric was the power forward of the future on an affordable rookie contract. He gives effort and is smart, but he is somewhat limited.