- Dwyane Wade honored that Kobe Bryant paid him one-of-a-kind compliment in his book
- Jimmy Butler on why Miami Heat’s defense has been elite: ‘We got rid of Derrick Jones Jr.’
- Report: Kendrick Nunn partners with NBPA to help single fathers in Chicago
- Report: Victor Oladipo to seek specialist’s evaluation regarding timetable for knee injury
- Erik Spoelstra declines to answer whether Victor Oladipo will play for Miami Heat again this season
- Dewayne Dedmon offers fantastic response when asked what he’s willing to do for Miami Heat
- Report: Victor Oladipo increasingly unlikely to receive ‘anything near’ maximum deal this offseason
- Kendrick Nunn shows he’s been fully vaccinated and exclaims COVID-19 ‘can kiss my a–‘
- Gabrielle Union dedicates lengthy, heartfelt tribute to DMX
- Report: Victor Oladipo will not travel with Miami Heat on upcoming road trip
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Goran Dragic
- Updated: April 29, 2015
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.
“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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