Dario Saric has been playing some serious ball. And it’s been a blast. Already winning the NBA’s 2016-17 Best New Nickname Award (yeah, I’m a fan of “The Homie”), Saric’s recent play has put him in contention for a different prize: Rookie of the Year.
On the final night of All-Star Weekend, news broke, per The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, that New Orleans Pelicans rookie Buddy Hield was included in a blockbuster trade package for Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. Given the Kings’ reported infatuation with Hield prior to the 2016 NBA