Wed. Jun 3rd, 2020

76ers roundtable: Is it time to bring Vasilije Micic over from Europe? – The Athletic

76ers roundtable: Is it time to bring Vasilije Micic over from Europe?  The Athletic

Vasilije Micic, a 6-foot-6 point guard selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft, just had a stellar season with Anadolu Efes, averaging 14.5 points and 5.8 assists per game in EuroLeague play. The 26-year-old helped lead Efes to a 24-4 record, good for a first-place standing before league play was postponed in March.

Micic has reportedly expressed interest in coming over to the NBA. Still under contract with Efes for the 2020-21 season, Micic has a buyout in his deal if the Sixers and the Serbian native come to an agreement, in terms of both an NBA contract and an expected role that would entice one of Europe’s best point guards.

While there’s some uncertainty about whether Micic will make the jump to the NBA next season, it’s worth taking a look at his game. Derek Bodner, Mike O’Connor and Rich Hofmann recently discussed his game, his fit and role with the Sixers, and whether the team should use part, or…