According to media reports, Goran Dragic will sign a one-year contract with the Chicago Bulls. This means that the Dallas Mavericks are going empty-handed in the race for the experienced point guard.
Dallas has been associated with Luka Doncic’s compatriot and good friend on several occasions, but either the interest of the front office has waned again or Dragic has changed his mind.
According to information from Shams Charania (The Athletic) a one-year, veteran-minimum contract worth $2.9 million. In Chicago, he is expected to fill the 15th and last roster spot.
Dragic brings more depth to an already strong backcourt, killing Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, Alex Caruso and Lonzo Ball, who was injured for a long time last season an end to the brief collaboration after being sent to Canada as part of the Kyle Lowry trade just the previous summer.
In February, he was eventually traded to the San Antonio Spurs, who immediately fired the point guard. He then decided on a contract with the Nets until the end of the season, the Mavs are said to have been interested even then. In 16 appearances for Brooklyn, he averaged 7.3 points and 4.8 assists with 37.6 percent from the field and 24.5 percent from downtown.
Dragic experienced his best years in Phoenix and Miami, in 2018 he even made it into an all-star team for the first and only time in his career. In his 14-year NBA career, he averaged 13.7 points and 4.8 assists.