Saric would likely benefit financially if he remained overseas for one more season playing for Anadolu Efes of the Turkish Basketball League because of future changes in the NBA salary cap. However, he would get playing time next season with the Sixers that might not be available if he waits another year. Cheap Jerseys china Saric deadline to notify Efes of his choice is July 17. Leaving the team would require a buyout.
Saric was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 12th overall pick in 2014 and immediately traded to the Sixers. However, he signed a three year contract with the Turkish team in the week leading to the NBA draft. He can opt out of that contract and join the Sixers this offseason.
Saric would be tied to his rookie scale deal if he plays in the NBA next season. Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles, who was selected 12th overall in 2015, will make $10.4 million during his four year rookie contract.
Saric will make a little more than that if he comes over this summer. He would be able to negotiate a deal for a much richer salary with the Sixers if he waited until the summer of 2017. A league source said he believes Saric could receive about $6 million a season if he waits until 2017.