10 Things You Didn’t Know About Goran Dragic

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2. He idolized former NBA player Radoslav “Raso” Nesterovic, who also hails from Ljubljana.

Rasho Nesterovic of the Minnesota Timberwolves

“My favorite player, naturally, was Rasho Nesterovic. He was coming from Slovenia, so he was one of the biggest players in Slovenia,” said Dragic. “We played for the same national team, and then when I moved from Europe to the NBA, we were pretty close. He helped me a lot, especially with how everything is different here. Every time I needed something, I’d call him and ask him about it, and he’d help me.”

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Marvin Moore is a native Texan who is a self-confessed sports junkie. He is an avid Dallas Cowboys' fan who coached baseball in Switzerland for six seasons and lived in the basketball-crazed Philippines for 15 years. In college he served stints as sports editor and editor-in-chief of the Bethel University student newspaper, and has also written for Rant Sports. His favorite NBA players are LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Tim Duncan, and he is stoked to be a contributor to Heat Nation.