Dario Saric: I played like the biggest pussy

Dario Saric’s Olympic dream is over, but despite a quarter-final finish, the new Philadelphia 76ers forward has given the fans of the historic city plenty of highlights.

Unfortunately for Saric and Croatia, they were edged out in the last eight by Serbia and the 22-year-old was not pleased with his showing, stating that he wasn’t his usual efficient and aggressive self. But he did so in his own way.

“I don’t know what to say. We have lost to Serbia again. And I have played like the biggest pussy,” he said to Croatian media outlet, Sportske.Jutarnji.hr.

Saric scored seven points and grabbed four rebounds, shooting 3/7 from the field and 1/4 from the line. For Saric, who was not used as the main offensive weapon by coach Alexandar Petrovic, he feels that he could have done more, when he utilised his role as best he could.

But Saric doesn’t agree with the sentiment.

“I didn’t start the game well and when I realised I couldn’t get it going on offense, I tried to help the team by playing good defense. I think I wasn’t at my best during whole tournament,” Saric said.