Basketball Player

Goran Dragic

Goran Dragic- Biography

Goran Dragic is a Slovenian professional footballer who currently plays for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs. He earned the moniker “the Dragon” while playing pro basketball in Slovenia and Spain before joining the NBA in 2008.

What is the Net Worth of Goran Dragic? Salary, Earnings

Dragic became a free agent in 2020 and eventually re-signed with the Miami Heat. Dragic agreed to a one-year, $18 million contract extension with a player option for the following season. The Heat elected to include him in a trade for Kyle Lowry and took the option. In the 2021-22 season, Goran Dragic will earn $19,440,000. Goran Dragic is a millionaire because of his NBA contracts, which total $131,505,814 dollars (including his current deal).

Goran Dragic- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Goran Dragic was born on May 6, 1986, in Belgrade, Serbia, to a Serbian mother and a Slovenian father. In Slovenia, he grew up playing football. However, due to an injury, he was forced to switch sports. Dragic’s brother, Zoran, used to play for Draghi’s Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat, but now plays for BC Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania. Goran has been acclaimed since he was a toddler for his exceptional performance and high grades. He Dragic began high school when he was sixteen years old. Goran graduated from high school and went on to acquire a bachelor’s degree from a public US state university.

Quick Facts

Real Name Goran Dragić
Birth Date 6 May 1986
Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
Birth Place Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Taurus

Goran Dragic- Relationship, Married Life

Dragic married his long-term fiancée Maja in August 2013. Dragic’s first son, Mateo, was born in November 2013. Their daughter, Viktoria, was born in August of 2015. Dragic appears to be active on social media sites right now, having 479k followers and 242 posts on his handle @the 1 dragon. Dragic has around 373.1k Twitter followers under the username @goran Dragic.

Goran Dragic- Professional Career

Dragic made his debut for Slovenian minor league club KD Ilirija in 2003 when he was 17 years old. Dragic moved to Slovan, a top-tier Slovenian Basketball League & Adriatic League club, after one year. Goran transferred to the Spanish ACB League team Saski Baskonia in 2006, and after two years with Slovan, he was loaned to the Spanish club, Murcia. Goran joined the Slovenian club Union Olimpija in January 2007, and he helped the team win the Slovenian League title in 2007-08. On February 24, 2011, he was given the opportunity to demonstrate his abilities when he was traded to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Aaron Brooks and a protected first-round pick.

In March 2012, he took over for Kyle Lowry, who was sidelined with a bacterial infection. On February 19, 2015, Goran and his brother Zoran Dragic were traded to the Miami Heat as part of a three-team deal that also featured the New Orleans Pelicans and sent John Salmons and Danny Granger to Phoenix. On November 28, 2016, he set season highs with 27 points and 17 assists in a 112-104 loss to the Boston Celtics. Goran and Precious Achiuwa have joined the Toronto Raptors in a sign and trade against Kyle Lowry in August 2021. However, Goran revealed in November 2021 that he would be canceling the deal due to personal circumstances.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 86 kg  –  in Pounds –  190 lbs
Shoe Size 15 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic

San Antonio Spurs

Later, on February 10, 2022, the San Antonio Spurs acquired Dragic as well as a 2022 first-round draft pick in exchange for Dew Eubanks, Thaddeus Young, and a 2022 second-round pick.

Trivia

  • After April 9, 2012, he was selected Western Conference Player of the Week.
  • On November 8, 2017, Goran set a season-high with 29 points in a 126-115 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
  • He signed a four-year, $30 million contract with the Phoenix Suns, with a player option for the final year.
  • Dragic is fluent in Slovenian, Serbian, Spanish, and English.
  • When he was a boy, he idolized basketball players Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, and future teammate Steve Nash.

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