"Sixers Overseas" is your weekly update on 76ers prospects who are spanning the globe, from Turkey to Australia and everywhere in between.
Dario Saric: Fresh off of being named FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year, Dario Saric is doing what he can to lead Anadolu Efes to titles, both domestic and international. Efes made it to the round of 16 in the Euroleague, and faced off against Nizhny Novgorod on January 23rd. Saric played just 15 minutes, but scored 8 points on 2-5 shooting to go with six rebounds and four assists. You can check out the highlights here. He would sit out Efes Turkish Basketball League game on January 26th, but was back in the lineup on January 29th to face Olympiacos. The Sixers 2014 first round pick played over 23 minutes, but scored just 4 points on 2/5 shooting, as Efes won 84-70. Efes was back in Turkey on February 1st to take on Trabzonspor, and Saric was in the lineup for that one. Coming off the bench, he scored seven points on 2-4 shooting, but dished out five assists and pulled down five rebounds. Through 28 games this season, he is averaging 10.1 points per game on 45.5% shooting, as well as 5.7 rebounds per game.
Vasilije Micic: After missing six weeks with a rupture of the collateral ligament in his right elbow, Micic made his return to action for Bayern Munich on January 31st. He came off the bench in the team's win over Phoenix Hagen, scoring 11 points (5-6 from the free throw line), and dished out eight assists. Munich is back in action on Sunday against the Walter Tigers.
Jordan McRae: McRae is still dominating the basketball scene in the land down under, and showed no signs of slowing down in Melbourne United's January 21st win over the Perth Wildcats. McRae scored 27 points on 9-16 shooting, including 2-4 from beyond the arc. Melbourne welcomed the Townsville Crocodiles on January 25th, and McRae was just 4-15 for 14 points in the team's loss. The former Tennessee guard got back on the right track against the Wollongong Hawks January 30th, putting up 27 points on 8-14 shooting, and was 3-5 from beyond the arc. On the year, McRae is averaging 18.6 points and 4.4 rebounds per game in nearly 30 minutes of action.