Goran Dragic has reached agreement on a five-year, $90 million deal with the Miami Heat, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
The free agency dialogue between Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat, I'm told, will continue in the morning. That's all for now on that front.
Yahoo! Sports "Goran Dragic has reached agreement on a five-year, $90 million contract wtih the Miami Heat, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Dragic's deal will include a player option after the fourth year, league sources said. The Heat acquired Dragic in a deal with the Phoenix Suns at the trade deadline..." July 01
Pro Basketball Talk "The Heat reportedly planned to offer Goran Dragic a five-year contract “in excess of $80 million,” which generally was interpreted as barely more than $80 million. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: Amid an ESPN report that the Heat will offer Goran Dragic a five-year deal in excess of $80..." June 25
Sportsnaut "Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic has officially declined his $7.5 million player option for next season. It was an expected move from a player that might actually receive max-contract offers on the open market next month. Dragic, 29, was traded from the Phoenix Suns to Miami in a three-team deal..." June 23
Bleacher Report "ESPN's Marc Stein reported that the Heat are preparing to offer Dragic a five-year deal worth more than$80 million to stay in Miami. Stein reported that while the Heat could theoretically offer Dragic a deal worth up to $100 million over five years, the impending free agency of Dwyane Wade and..." June 21
Hot Hot Hoops "Even though the NBA Finals don't involve the Miami Heat at all, it hasn't stopped the team from making the news thanks to Dwyane Wade. For nearly two weeks, the conversation has been focused on the reasons why he should take less so Pat Riley can do more versus why Wade should finally get paid..." June 09
The Bird Writes "According to the Miami Herald this morning, the Pelicans still have interest in Goran Dragic. Heat guard Goran Dragic, an impending free agent, feels strongly that the Heat must play faster and has been assured that’s a key part of the Pat Riley/Erik Spoelstra master plan, according to an an..." May 25
Hot Hot Hoops "Usually when an NBA season ends, you might find the team and fan base depressed because of what took place during the season. The Miami Heat on the other hand, can feel a sense of excitement for what is to come. After LeBron James' departure, Miami needed two players heading into the 2014-15..." April 22
Dragic confirms he will opt out, head into free agency.
Real GM Basketball "Goran Dragic has been open with his desire to re-sign with the Miami Heat this offseason on a long-term deal. “That’s my wish,” Dragic said. “Right now I’m focused on doing as much as possible this season and make the playoffs, but of course this first 10-15 days here has been a great feeling..." March 08
Bleacher Report "Entering last month's trade deadline, the Miami Heat needed to pick up the slack a bit—in terms of winning and pace, as they ranked last in the NBA in possessions per game. They found both of those answers in arguably the best player moved on Feb. 19: point guard Goran Dragic, formerly of the..." March 05
Fox Sports "It didn't take very long at all for Goran Dragic to fall in love with his new home with the Miami Heat. On the court, coach Erik Spoelstra is trying to keep things simple offensively in order to make best use of Dragic's prodigious skills in the open court and in the pick-and-roll. " February 26
Miami Herald "The Miami Heat’s long search for an elite point guard to complement Dwyane Wade in the backcourt appears to be over. The Heat and Phoenix Suns finalized a deal just before the trade deadline Thursday for point guard Goran Dragic, according to Yahoo! Sports. The deal moved Heat players Danny..." February 20
The Suns and Heat have agreed to a Goran Dragic deal. It's happening
If Suns hold Dragic, they can still get something for him. They got two picks for Nash in a sign-and-trade less than 3 years ago.
Phoenix and Miami are still discussing a Goran Dragic deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Yahoo! Sports "As the Sacramento Kings continue to be warned that Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic would have no interest in signing an extension with them, the team has become increasingly reluctant to pursue a trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Kings were not part of the list of preferred teams..." February 19
Source says Miami offering two future 1st round picks for Dragic....but as of now, Sarver still being stubborn
Yahoo! Sports "The Phoenix Suns are operating under the belief that guard Goran Dragic could be persuaded to accept a five-year contract elsewhere, thus are pursuing trades with asset-rich teams outside of his preferred list of destinations, league sources told Yahoo Sports. For Dragic, the Suns are pursuing..." February 19
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With Thursday's 3 p.m. NBA trading deadline approaching, the Miami Heat are among several teams targeted by point guard Goran Dragic for a potential move from the Phoenix Suns. An impending free agent who apparently has grown disenchanted with the Suns' glut of point guards that also includes..." February 18
Sporting News "On Wednesday afternoon, Goran Dragic spoke for the first time since word came down that he wants out of Phoenix. The problem, he said, according to Paul Coro of Azcentral.com, is that as his role changed over the course of this season. Speaking of the Suns’ front office, he said, “I don’t trust..." February 18
Hoops Rumors "The ultimatum that Goran Dragic‘s agent, Bill Duffy, issued to the Suns late Wednesday when he told them his client wouldn’t re-sign with the team this summer set in motion of flurry of trade rumors surrounding the league’s reigning Most Improved Player. We’ll round up the rest of today’s Dragic..." February 18
Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings want Goran Dragic "bad", according to a source. The Kings could move Nik Stauskas and Jason Thompson in order to create max contract space to sign Dragic in the offseason." February 18
Teams that would gamble on Dragic deal now (Celtics/Rockets/Kings) are banking on idea fifth year would make big difference in free agency
Suns informed Goran Dragic tonight that they'll accept his request for trade and work to move him by deadline, league source tells RealGM.
USA Today "Goran Dragic wants out of Phoenix. According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the representatives for the Suns point guard told team officials in a Tuesday meeting that he has no plans to re-sign in Phoenix this summer as a free agent. With the Thursday trade deadline looming..." February 18
Sources: Suns want to keep and re-sign Dragic, but to even consider a deal, they would minimally want player w/ All-Star potential and pick.
Pro Basketball Talk "The Heat are reportedly interested in Jameer Nelson, but I’m starting to get the sense that has more to do with Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole and Shabazz Napier. It seems Miami just wants a new point guard. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald: An official who has spoken to the Heat said Miami..." February 13
Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets are hoping to engage the Phoenix Suns on a trade for Goran Dragic. If the Rockets are unable to trade for Dragic before the deadline, they plan on pursuing him in free agency. Dragic was let go by the Rockets in the 2012 free agency. The Los Angeles Lakers also plan on..." February 13
ESPN "The Houston Rockets are plotting a renewed attempt to try to convince the Phoenix Suns to part with star guard Goran Dragic via trade before Thursday's NBA trade deadline, according to league sources. Sources said that the Rockets, who let Dragic go in free agency in the summer of 2012 but have..." February 13
Hearing Suns want a first-rounder for Goran Dragic and, rest assured, they'll get it. Rockets got to be tempted.
Houston Chronicle "The Rockets might have let guard Goran Dragic return to the Suns as a free agent, but Dragic said Friday that he would not hold that against them if they pursue him as a free agent next summer. Dragic signed a four-year deal with the Suns that gave him the power to opt out after his third..." January 26
Larry Brown Sports "Lakers fans aren’t used to the kind of losing that’s taking place this year and, rest assured, the organization will do what it can to return to winning ways as soon as possible. Magic Johnson would like to see the Lakers continue piling up losses to increase the chances of gaining a high pick..." January 22
New York Post "Here come the Suns. And here comes Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic into the Garden for a Saturday matinee — a crafty, left-handed point guard who will be a free agent in July armed with a skill set that could make Phil Jackson’s triangle offense make sense. Knicks fans can dream. While big men..." December 20
Basketball Insiders "While brothers playing in the NBA isn’t neccesarily a rare thing, having two brothers actually play for the same team for an extended period of time in the regular season is pretty rare. Of course, you wouldn’t know that looking at the Phoenix Suns’ roster, since they’ve got not one but two..." November 25
Sporting News "In September, Suns point guard Goran Dragic told a reporter during the FIBA World Cup that it was his intention to opt out of the final year of his contract this summer and become a free agent — but that he would only do so with the intention of quickly re-signing with Phoenix. While that might..." November 19
Arizona Republic "It's about time for the Suns to get moving, put their priorities in order, take the advice of LeBron James and "break bread." But not with Eric Bledsoe. With Goran Dragic. Dragic is about to enter the third year of a four-year contract he signed with the Suns, but he has a player option at..." September 18
ESPN "American viewers will be getting another up-close look at the Goran & Zoran Show in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Even better news: It might not be the last time we see them together this year. Sources here in Spain told ESPN.com this weekend that the Phoenix..." September 08
USA Today "Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic thinks all was not right in Thursday’s FIBA World Cup match between Angola and Australia. Dragic plays for Slovenia, who handed Australia its only loss so far in Group D. Dragic’s complaint was this: Australia had already qualified out of the group stage, so..." September 05
Also pleased to hear, since writing about ZORAN Dragic yesterday, that a few NBA teams are indeed tracking him. Hope for a two-Dragic NBA!
SI "Leading the Suns to one of the most surprising rises in the league this season, Phoenix guard Goran Dragic has been voted the NBA’s 2013-14 Most Improved Player. Dragic powered the Suns to a 23-win improvement (48-34) from the year before, averaging a career-best 20.3 points to go along with..." April 23
Suns beat writer @paulcoro tells us on 103.3 FM ESPN that he expects PG Goran Dragic (ankle) to play tonight vs. Mavs.
Arizona Republic "Suns point guard Goran Dragic will sit out tonight’s game at Utah due to a right ankle sprain he suffered during Tuesday night’s home loss to Minnesota. Dragic tweaked the ankle in the third quarter Tuesday night when he grabbed an errant Timberwolves shot and started a fastbreak. Heading..." February 26
Arizona Republic "Last season, Goran Dragic was the first-year, full-time starting point guard of the Western Conference’s worst team. This season, Dragic became the star of a 30-21 Suns team by establishing career bests in scoring and shooting. Dragic’s star status was not enough to be named to Sunday’s NBA..." February 14
Houston Chronicle "Rockets coach Kevin McHale isn’t surprised at the year Phoenix guard Goran Dragic is having. Dragic, who is averaging 20.1 points per game for the Suns this season, played for the Rockets two seasons ago, in McHale’s first year coaching the team. “I saw Goran do the same things for 20 games..." February 06
Pro Basketball Talk "Whatever new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does, he’s going to make some people angry, while others will say he’s an idiot. (He should get used to it, pretty much everything he does in the big chair will turn out that way.) Who does he choose for Kobe Bryant’s All-Star spot? Kobe is still out..." February 03
Hornacek said Dragic will play tonight in #SunsAtPacers. His left elbow swelling reduced.
Goran Dragic will be available tonight, though his status likely won't be confirmed until game-time. As @Espo said earlier, x-rays were neg.
Arizona Republic "A debate about whether Goran Dragic is playing like an All-Star is unnecessary. He indisputably is. Look at where Dragic has put the shocking Suns and held them up in Eric Bledsoe’s absence. Look at his membership in the 19-point, six-assist, 49-percent club — him, MVP LeBron James and nobody..." January 28