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Sixers Overseas: Micic Signs in Serbia

Starved for playing time, 2014 second-round pick Vasilije Micic heads to the Adriatic League in hopes of carving out a larger role. Meanwhile, Dario Saric continues to build on his early successes on offense this season.

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

Vasilije Micic: Struggling to find any semblance of a role with Bayern Munich coming off an ankle injury sustained late this past summer, Micic has left Munich and will be signing with KK Crvena Zvezda in Serbia, the club confirmed. He logged just 64 total minutes this season, seeing the floor in just eight of the team's 24 regular season and Euroleague matches.

Dario Saric: Saric reaffirmed his desire to come stateside to play in Philly next season last week. It's important, I think, to take everything said by Saric, his father and his camp on the aggregate with a grain of salt. But the increasing amount of positive signs coming from his end is at the very least encouraging from the team's perspective.

Meanwhile on the floor, Dario's continued his strong play on the offensive side of the ball, converting on 40 percent of his three-point attempts this season on 2.5 attempts per game. This past week was highlighted by his 30-minute outing in a last-second loss to Royal Hali in Euroleague play. Saric went for 14 points on 2-of-5 shooting from deep, to go with nine boards. Speaking of, he's been incredibly strong on the defensive glass this season - he's pulling down just over 11 rebounds per 40 (5.8 per game in 21 minutes).

Look for Dario to continue building on his early-season successes from outside, and look for Micic to finally play major minutes on a consistent basis. Seeing more of what Micic's strengths really are outside of creating for others (8.7 assists per 40 in 2014) will go a long way in identifying any future he may have in the NBA, which admittedly looks bleak at best.

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