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International Sixers: McRae Catches Fire

Jordan McRae is back to dominating the NBL like he should.

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"Sixers Overseas" is your weekly update on 76ers prospects who are spanning the globe, from Turkey to Australia and everywhere in between.

Dario Saric: Anadolu Efes played three games over the course of just a week, including two Euroleague contests and one in the Turkish Basketball League. Efes edged out Spanish super power Real Madrid on November 14th, and Saric was a main contributor. He finished with 13 points on 4-6 shooting, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists. The club back in action two days later, but this time the Sixers first round draft pick was rendered rather ineffective. He registered 24 minutes of action but was just 1-4 from the floor for 4 points. Efes wrapped up their week with a 67-64 loss in Euroleague play to Unics Kazan, but Saric returned to better form. The Croatian star scored 13 points on 4-8 shooting to go with 9 rebounds. Saric is averaging 11.7 points per game while shooting 56.7% and 5.1 rebounds per game through all competitions.

Jordan McRae: Last we checked on McRae in Australia, he had hit a bit of a scoring rough patch. His issues in the land down under seemed to be temporary, because he found his groove against the Cairns Taipans on November 12th. The Sixers 2nd round pick in 2014 led the way in Melbourne's 91-76 win with 21 points on 9-17 shooting (which included this beaut of a dunk) and 7 rebounds. United was back in action three days later, and the former Tennessee Vol was hotter than the Australian weather vs. the Adelaide 36ers. His stat line is impressive in any league: 34 points (10-11 FG, 3-3 3PT), 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals. You can see all of Melbourne United's record breaking 22 three-pointers (including McRae's) right here.

Arsalan Kazemi: Kazemi's team, the Chongqing Fly Dragon of the CBA, played four games over the course of a week and the Iranian national did not play in any of them. He hasn't played since November 5th, where he scored 19 points and pulled in 19 rebounds. According to Andrew Crawford of Shark Fin Hoops, Chongqing didn't properly register his visa, forcing him to leave the country.

Vasilije Micic: Micic and Bayern Munich took on EWE Baskets in Basketball Bundesliga competition, and the 52nd overall pick in 2014 quietly put in a solid performance. In 23 minutes he finished with 5 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals in Munich's 80-65 win. The club then transitioned to Euroleague competition where they took on FC Barcelona. He finished with 8 points on 3-8 shooting, 2 rebounds, and 5 assists. On the season he's averaging 9.1 points per game on 58.3% shooting and and 3.6 points per game. However, with Bayern's addition of top Euro point guard Bo McCalebb, Micic may see a bit of a hit in his playing time.

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