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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Goran Dragic

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One of the best penetrating guards in the NBA, Slovenian playmaker Goran Dragic is poised to become a cornerstone of the Miami Heat franchise this offseason. The 2014 NBA Most Improved Player has solidified a Heat backcourt that is arguably one of the best in the league when Dwyane Wade is healthy. A lethal scorer with uncanny quickness, here are 10 things about the “Dragon” — who will undoubtedly be Pat Riley’s top free agent priority now that the 2014-15 season is in the books — you didn’t know about.

1. His mother played club basketball and encouraged him to try hoops instead of soccer.

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“I broke my leg at a soccer game,” said Dragic. “Then my mom decided that it’s too rough to play soccer, so then I tried to switch sports. I’m lucky I decided to switch to basketball.”

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